1 Connecting Henry, Inc Community Service Directory Networking Social, Service, Faith, Business & Government for families & children in Henry County 333 Phillips Drive, Ste D phone fax
2 Governmental Contacts & Information 3 Childcare/Child Development 4 Child Support Enforcement 5 Clinics/Resources 7 Clothing 8 Community Education 8 Counseling 9 Credit Counseling 12 Crisis Intervention/Hotlines 12 Dental 13 Diabetes 13 Developmentally Disabled Services 14 Employment 17 English Classes (ESL/ESOL) 18 Food 18 Foreign Language Translation 19 Funding & Grants 20 Furniture 21 Health & Medical 21 Hearing 22 Henry County Library System 23 Henry County Public Schools 23 Hospice & Home Health 26 Housing/Shelter 27 Legal Assistance 27 Media & Communications 28 Mentoring 28 Other Stuff 29 Personal Care Homes 30 Prescriptions 30 Protective Services 30 Senior Services 32 Social Services 33 Support Groups 34 Transportation 38 Veteran s Advocacy 39 2
3 3 HENRY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS 140 Henry Parkway, , Chairman (Effective 2009) District 2 (Effective 2009) District Chairman Elizabeth Mathis Commissioner Rick Jeffares Commissioner Randy Stamey District 4 District 5 Commissioner Reid Bowman, Sr. Commissioner Johnny Basler HENRY COUNTY STATE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION STATE SENATE Governor s Office of Consumer Affairs Two Martin Luther King Drive Suite 356 Atlanta, GA phone phone toll-free Henry County Police Department 108 Zack Hinton Parkway phone 911 Emergency District 10 District 17 Senator Emanuel Jones Senator John Douglas Coverdell LOB Ste 302 Coverdell LOB Ste 302A Atlanta, GA Atlanta, GA STATE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES District 73 District 78 Representative John Yates Representative Wade Starr 217 State Capitol Coverdell LOB Ste 611 Atlanta, GA Atlanta, GA District 90 District 91 Representative Howard Mosby Representative Stan Watson Coverdell LOB Ste Coverdell LOB Ste Atlanta, GA Atlanta, GA District 109 District 110 Representative Steve Davis Representative J. Lunsford Coverdell LOB Ste 601 Coverdell LOB Ste 509 Atlanta, GA Atlanta, GA Henry County Sheriff s Department 120 Henry Parkway MUNICIPALITIES The Hampton City Council meets the first and second Tuesdays of each month at City Hall on East Main Street. Call for additional information. The Locust Grove City Council meets the first and fourth Mondays of the month at 7:00 p.m. at Locust Grove City Hall on Highway 42. Call for more information. The McDonough City Council meets the first and third Mondays of the month at McDonough City Hall on Keys Ferry Street. The meeting starts at 4:30pm on the first Monday, and at 6pm on the third Monday. Call for details. The Stockbridge City Council meets the second Monday of the month at 6pm at Stockbridge City Hall on North Henry Boulevard. Contact number:
4 4 BABIES CAN T WAIT PROGRAM 122 Gordon Commercial Drive, Suite A LaGrange, GA phone phone toll free BCW Directory BCW Directory BCW Office fax Hours/Days: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM M F Area Served: Troup, Heard, Carroll, Coweta, Meriwether, Butts, Spalding, Lamar, Pike, Fayette, Henry, and Upson Counties Client Elig: Diagnosis of physical/mental developmental delay Client Ages: Birth through 16 months Fees: Varies according to services, accepts Medicaid and private insurance, State funds available based on the families ability to pay. BRIGHT FROM THE START Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning is responsible for meeting the child care and early education needs of Georgia s children and families. Bright from the Start oversees a range of programs primarily on birth to school age and their families. These include: Administering Georgia s Pre-K Program Overseeing the federal Child and Adult Care Food Program and the Summer Food Service Implementing the Standards of Care Program and Family Home of Quality Housing the Head Start State Collaboration Office Funding and partnering with the resource and referral agencies that provide services at the local level Administering federal quality dollars Providing technical assistance, training, and support to families and child care providers for children with special needs. Collaborating with Head Start, Family Connection, DHR, the Division of Public Health, and Smart Start Georgia to blend federal and private dollars to enhance early care and education. CHILD ABUSE PREVENT CHLD ABUSE GEORGIA Child Abuse Information, referrals, and support 1720 Peachtree Street, NW Ste 600 Atlanta, GA CHILDREN GEORGIA ALLIANCE FOR CHILDREN 30 Haygood Avenue, SW Atlanta, GA CHILD CARE/CHILD DEVELOPMENT GEORGIA PARENT INFANT NETWORK FOR EDUCA- TIONAL SERVICES (P.I.N.E.S.) 890 n. Indian Creek Dr. Clarkston, GA phone fax GOVERNOR S OFFICE FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES 1720 Peachtree St., NW Suite 912N Atlanta, GA HEALTHY MOTHERS, HEALTHY BABIES COALITION OF GEORGIA 3562 Habersham at North Lake, Bldg. J, Suite 3 Tucker, GA phone phone The Powerline phone Hours/Days: 8:00 AM 7:00 PM M F Client Elig: None Client Ages: All Ages Fees: None Services: A non-profit statewide organization that provides information and referrals to health services for women, children, and families, particularly those women and teens at high risk for poor pregnancy outcomes. HENRY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY & CHILDREN SERVICES 125 Henry Parkway Services: Child and adult protective services. Medicaid. Assistance with childcare fees for public assistance applicants, recipients, and income eligible. Applications daily. HENRY COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION 99 Lake Dow Road McDonough, GA phone Hours/Days: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM M F Area Served: Henry County residents Fees: Vary according to services Services: Offers a variety of services including athletics and special events for local citizens. Programs: Athletics and activities, therapeutic recreation, Henry County Special Olympics, Henry County Parks, Wheelchair sports programs.
5 HENRY COUNTY EXTENSION SERVICE 97 Lake Dow Road McDonough, GA phone fax Director: Susan Howington FATHERHOOD PROGRAM 501 Varsity Rd. Griffin, GA phone GEORGIA ADVOCACY phone fax GEORGIA PARENT SUPPORT NETWORK 620 Peachtree St., NE, Suite 200E Atlanta, GA phone phone toll free A statewide support and referral system for families of disturbed children. Open to members of local parent support groups, individuals, and organizations. NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING AND EXPLOITED CHILDREN Charles B Wang International Children s Building 699 Prince St. Alexandria, VA THE-LOST PREVENT CHILD ABUSE HENRY COUNTY P.O. Box phone fax Hours/Days: 8:30 AM 5:00 PM M F Client Ages: Group Care 6-17 yrs, Foster Care 3 mo-17 yrs Services: A family-oriented children and youth program which provides casework services as well as foster family care. Strives to keep families intact or reunite them as soon as possible. Provides casework services and group residential and foster family care. Provides emergency assistance for families with children only when funds are available. VICTIM SERVICES PROGRAM Henry County District Attorney The Victims Services Program serves victims of felony crimes by informing them about their criminal case, assists with the judicial process, and makes referrals to other assisting agencies (compensation, shelter, restitution assistance, counseling, etc.) VOICES FOR GEORGIA S CHILDREN 100 Edgewood Ave, NE Suite 520 Atlanta, GA YMCA OF HENRY COUNTY 615 Spraggins Memorial Pkwy KIDS fax Services: provides a complete program of recreational and physical activities including swimming and camping for youth and adults, a residential summer camp for youth ages 6-12 and other activities including educational, religious, recreational, and physical activities for the community. Call for program implementation, resources, and information. 5 QUALITY CARE FOR CHILDREN/CHILD CARE RESOURCE INFORMATION 1447 Peachtree St., NE, Suite 700, Atlanta, GA or 4240 Information on childcare centers and in-home providers available in your area. Information also available for those interested in becoming an in-home child care provider. Small fee may be charged for information. Sliding scale fee. UNITED METHODIST CHILDREN S HOME 500 Columbia Dr. Decatur, GA phone CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT HENRY COUNTY CHILD SUPPORT RECOVERY SERVICES 46 Sloan Street Serves Henry County, $25.00 fee (waived for those receiving government assistance). HENRY COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY, TOMMY FLOYD One Courthouse Square Third Floor
6 6 CHILDREN S HOSPITALS EGLESTON/SCOTTISH RITE CHILDREN S HEALTH- CARE CENTER 2201 Mt. Zion Pkwy, Morrow, GA phone hour advice line fax Hours/Days: 10:00 AM 10:00 PM 7 days a week Area Served: Clayton, Henry counties Client Elig: No appointment necessary Client Age: newborn 17 years Fees: varies according to services Services: a neighborhood health care facility for the treatment of children s minor illnesses and injuries. HUGHES SPALDING CHILDREN S HOSPITAL 35 Butler St., SE, Atlanta, GA Across from Grady Hospital RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE 792 Houston Mill Rd., Atlanta, GA phone fax Hours/Days: 9:00 AM 8:30 PM Monday Friday 9:00 AM 1 PM Saturday 4:00 PM 8:00 PM Sunday Client Elig: medical treatment is 50 miles away from home Client Age: 0-18 years and their parents Fees: $10.00 refundable key deposit $10.00 per night for room Operates 2 houses in the Atlanta area that provide a home away from home for families with children who are in the hospital or receiving medical treatment. Other services include in-house volunteering, McMeals, newsletter, & a speaker s bureau. NOTES NOTES
7 7 CLINICS/RESOURCES CLINICA DE LA MAMA Assistance to women, expectant mothers 4140 Jonesboro Rd. Forest Park, GA McDonough PEACH STATE WOMEN S HEALTHCARE 906 Hampton Rd COMMUNITY CARE WOMEN S CENTER 11 Upper Riverdale Rd., SW Building 29, Suite 230 Riverdale, GA phone Hours/Days: 8:00 AM 6:30 PM M F Client Age: adolescents and adults GSC is a non profit organization supported by individuals, local, businesses, civic groups, and churches throughout the community. HANDS OF HOPE CLINIC, INC. P.O. Box Hospital Drive phone Services: the mission of the Hands of Hope Clinic is to seek to provide primary medical treatment including prescription drugs and dental services, to those residents of Henry County with limited resources. Hands of Hope Clinic, Inc. is a non profit organization supported by the talents, time, and treasures of community members and local churches. HENRY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT 135 Henry Parkway GEORGIA LIONS LIGHTHOUSE FOUNDATION, INC Clairmont Rd. Decatur, GA phone fax hour phone Hours/Days: 9:00 AM 5:00 PM M F Fees: varies according to services Services: Operation I Care provides eye exams, eye surgery, eyeglasses, eye prostheses to economically disadvantaged clients as well as appointments and referrals. The Hearing Aid Bank provides reconditioned hearing aids to economically disadvantaged persons. GOOD SAMARITAN HEALTH CENTER 239 Ivan Allen, Jr. Blvd. Atlanta, GA Medicaid/Medicare and Peachcare accepted. GOOD SHEPHERD CLINIC 6392 Murphy Dr. Morrow, GA phone fax Hours/Days: 6:00 PM 8:30 PM Monday 9:00 AM 12:30 PM Wednesday The Good Shepherd Clinic is a non profit 501(c)(3) that offers free primary medical care for residents of Clayton County who are not covered by any insurance program McDonough Stockbridge County Nurse Manager: Jill Bolton HEMOPHILIA OF GEORGIA, INC Roswell Rd., Suite 170 Atlanta, GA phone Physician to Physician Hotline Hours/Days: 7:30 AM 5:00 PM M F Client Elig: must reside in Georgia and have a congenital bleeding disorder. except for clotting products Services: provides comprehensive health care services to patients with hemophilia. Functions as a Hemophilia Educational Resource Center. Serves as an AIDS Resource Center for those with hemophilia. Provides a drop shipment clotting factor and home therapy program for hemophilia patients. SENIOR HEALTH CARE SOUTHSIDE HEALTH CARE 1039 Ridge Ave. Atlanta, GA phone OB/GYN, medical and pediatrics. Sliding scale if patient is employed. Need proof of income.
8 8 CLOTHING FEED MY PEOPLE BLESSINGS THRIFT STORE 6045 North Henry Blvd. Work Camp Road phone phone Call for appointment NEW BIRTH SOUTH SALEM CLOTHING CLOSET Community Impact Center 1724 Hwy. 155 North SALVATION ARMY SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH 401 Racetrack Rd. 262 Macon Street Note: Clothing providers may have referral or eligibility requirements, please call to inquire. COMMUNITY EDUCATION AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION Southeast Affiliate Office 1101 North Chase Pkwy. Suite 1 Marietta, GA phone phone fax Hours/Days: 8:30 AM 5:00 PM M F Client Elig: Surrounding Metro Atlanta area Services: provides information and referrals pertaining to heart disease. Services include community health education, high blood pressure, screenings, and educational materials. AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION OF GEORGIA 2452 Spring Rd. Smyrna, GA phone 800-LUNG-USA fax Hours/Days: 8:30 AM 4:30 PM M Th 8:30 AM 4:00 PM Friday Client Elig: none Client Age: children ages 7-13 (children must be on daily medication for asthma) and adults Fees: call for specific services (many services are free) Services: support groups provide participants information about their lung disease with the hope of improving their quality of life. For additional information, contact Chandra Mobley at or , ext. 224 AMERICAN RED CROSS South Metro Service Center 1115 Mt. Zion Rd. Morrow, GA phone fax Hours/Days: 8:30 AM 4:30 PM M F Area Served: Henry, Clayton, Fayette, and Butts counties Client Elig: none Fees: call for specific services (many services are free) Services: supports a youth council for local teenagers, community service workers, train volunteers, CPR Saturday training, community education classes, youth classes, First Aid classes, AIDS classes, disaster assistance services, emergency services, and military case workers. NOTES
9 COMMUNITY EDUCATION (continued) ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION GEORGIA CHAPTER 2970 Peachtree Rd. Suite 200 Atlanta, GA phone fax Hours/Days: 9:00 AM 5:00 PM M F Area Served: Georgia Client Elig: none Fees: $20 membership fee Services: provides various services about arthritis including literature and books, referrals, and information about community resources. DISTRICT FOUR HEALTH SERVICES 122A Gordon Commercial Dr. LaGrange, GA phone fax Hours/Days: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM M F Area Served: South Metro 12 counties Fees: call for information Services: offers health education programs for school systems, community organizations, service clubs, civic groups, and professionals for staff development. Call for topics, and appropriate age groups or grades. NATIONAL FAMILIES IN ACTION (NFIA) 2957 Clairmont Rd, Suite 150 Atlanta, GA phone fax Hours/Days: 9:00 AM 5:00 PM M F Client Elig: anyone in need Fees: charge for publications and community programs, call office to determine. Services: provides information about alcohol and other drugs and makes referrals to treatment centers South 9 th Street Griffin, GA phone fax UNITED WAY 211 Dial 211 or The United Way has a variety of hands on customer relations and client management programs. A GROWTH PLACE 10 Wilson Road, Ste 1, Greg Samples Rhonda Berry Chaplain Bob Griffin fax A Christian family ministry, Individual therapy, Couples therapy, Parenting, Domestic Violence Intervention, Alcohol & Drug Education, DUI School, Bereavement, Teen Sexual Boundaries, Animal Cruelty, ASAM Level I, and Trauma Resolution. English and Spanish services available. A NEW START COUNSELING CENTER, INC. 115 Habersham Dr., Fayetteville, GA phone fax Outpatient services and adolescent therapy. Medicaid accepted. COUNSELING ACCORD PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES 7709 Tara Blvd., Jonesboro, GA phone Private counseling, stress management seminars. Medicaid and Medicare and other insurance accepted. Masters Counseling Group. ASSOCIATED THERAPY RESOURCES 300 North Main St., Suite 302 Jonesboro, GA phone Hours/Days: 10:00 AM 9:00 PM M Th Friday Appointment ONLY Fees: sliding scale fees, accepts medical insurance Services: Family orientation counseling. Services are provided for families, couples, and individuals about various topics. CARING COUNSELING SERVICES 1814 Clairmont Rd. Decatur, GA phone fax Counseling service offices: Griffin phone Hours/Days: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM M F Area Served: Greater Metro Atlanta Client Elig: restrictions Client Ages: all ages Fees: sliding scale Services: a network of outpatient treatment facilities which provide counseling and assessment, psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and families, support groups, substance abuse counseling, career counseling and pastoral counseling.
10 10 COUNSELING (continued) CHARTER ANCHOR HOSPITAL, TALBOTT RECOVERY CAMPUS 5454 Yorktown Dr. Atlanta, GA hours hours fax Hours/Days: 8:30 AM 3 PM Monday Friday Area Served: Metro Atlanta Client Elig: Call for information\ Client Ages: Adults and adolescents Fees: Medicare, Managed Care, and private insurance Services: Provides psychiatric services and chemical dependency treatment services for adults and adolescents. COMMUNITY COUNSELING CENTER 787 Mt. Olive Road phone COUNCIL ON ALCOHOL AND DRUGS, INC Atlantic Blvd. Norcross, GA phone fax Hours/Days: 8:30 AM 5:00 PM Monday Friday Client Elig: None Client Ages: According to the program Fees: prevention education programs are free. Varies for training and literature. DIVERSIFIED FAMILY SOLUTIONS 2180 Satellite Blvd., Suite 400 Duluth, GA phone Services: intensive family intervention services Fees: Medicaid and Medicare accepted FAMILY INTERVENTION SPECIALISTS, INC. 126 Enterprise Path Suite 101 Hiram, GA (phone) (fax) FAMILIES FIRST 1105 West Peachtree St. Atlanta, GA phone fax Hours/Days: 9:00 AM 8:30 PM Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9:00 AM 5:30 PM Thursday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM Friday Area Served: Metro Atlanta Client Elig: None Client Ages: 18 and over Fees: sliding scale, Medicaid, private insurance Services: assists families and individuals through counseling with mental health issues. GEORGIA BAPTIST HEALTHCARE SYSTEM COUN- SELING SERVICES (GBHCS) 303 Parkway Dr. P.O. Box 204 Atlanta, GA phone fax Morrow Stockbridge Clayton Hours/Days: 8:00 AM 5 PM Monday Friday Evening appointments available. Area Served: Greater Metro Atlanta Area Client Elig: no restrictions Client Ages: all ages Fees: sliding scale Services: a network of outpatient treatment facilities which provide counseling and assessment, psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and families, support groups, substance abuse counseling, career counseling, and pastoral counseling. GEORGIA FAMILY SUPPORT SYSTEMS 194 Jonesboro Rd. Jonesboro, GA phone Individual and family counseling, substance abuse, anger management, parenting, etc. Fees: sliding scale to eligible customers GEORGIA PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION 1750 Century Circle, Suite 10 Atlanta, GA phone fax Hours/Days: 9:00 AM 5 PM Monday Friday Client Ages: all ages Fees: no fee for referral HENRY COUNTY COUNSELING CENTER 139 Henry Pkwy phone
11 11 COUNSELING (continued) after hours phone fax Hours/Days: 8 AM 5 PM M F Evening appointments available Services: provides quality mental health and substance abuse service. Offers assessment, education, treatment and support services for children, adolescents, and adults with mental health or substance abuse issues. KEYSTONE COUNSELING CENTER 275 Country Club Dr phone fax Hours/Days: 9:00 AM 5:00 PM M F Area Served: South Metro Atlanta Client Elig: Call for information Client Ages: all ages Fees: $85.00-$ per hour, private insurance Fees: sliding scale fees, Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance Services: provides comprehensive services to those people needing help with mental health, mental retardation, or substance abuse. ODYSSEY FAMILY COUNSELING CENTER 169 Decatur Rd phone fax Hours/Days: 9:00 AM 8:00 PM M-Th, 9:00 AM 12 PM Fri Area Served: no restrictions Client Elig: no restrictions Client Ages: all ages Fees: sliding scale based on income Services: individual, couples, and family therapy; parenting program; certified Family violence Intervention Program for men; free battered women s group; group for family of homicide victims; speakers bureau. LINK COUNSELING CENTER 348 Mt. Vernon Hwy, NE Atlanta, GA phone fax Hours/Days: 10:00 AM 9:00 PM M Th 10:00 AM 5:00 PM Friday Area Served: Metro Atlanta Client Ages: Adults and adolescents Fees: sliding scale fee Services: provides individual, couple, family, and group counseling MARRIAGE WORKS, INC. 10 Wilson Rd ext cell fax Marriage Works, Inc. develops and maintains programs to build healthy, happy, successful, committed relationships. MCINTOSH TRAIL CARE CONNECTION COMMUNITY SERVICE BOARD 1501-A Kalamazoo Dr. Griffin, GA phone fax Hours/Days: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM M F Area Served: Henry, Fayette, Pike, Lamar, Butts, Upson, Spalding Counties Client Elig: according to type of service requested Client Ages: all ages TALBOT MARSH RECOVERY CAMPUS 5448 Yorktown Dr. Atlanta, GA phone Drug/alcohol rehab treatment center, behavioral health outpatient facility. Private insurance. THE BRIDGE 1559 Johnson Rd. Atlanta, GA phone fax Residential treatment facility, family counseling also provides teen shelter for up to 16 yrs, in-house counseling & therapy. THE BRIDGES CENTER 2900 Chamblee Tucker Road, Building 5 Atlanta, GA phone fax PERSON TO PERSON CONSULTING\ 35 Atlanta St., Suite B phone fax Hours/Days: 9:00 AM 5:00 PM Monday Friday Service: provides counseling and conflict resolution services for families, individuals, and businesses. Also provides substance abuse assessment and treatment. RIDGVIEW INSTITUTE 3995 South Cobb Drive Smyrna, GA
12 COUNSELING (continued) phone Hour line fax 24 Hour service, Metro Atlanta Area Client Eligibility Call for assessment Client Ages: 4 to Senior Adults Fees: Private insurance, Medicare Ridgeview is a private not-for-profit treatment center for mental health and addiction problems. STOCKBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH 4401 Hwy 155 North Service Ministries: Financial Peace, Men s Women s and Children s ministries, Celebrate Recovery, Performing Arts, SCC Academy. CREDIT COUNSELING CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELORS OF GREATER ATLANTA 100 Edgewood Ave., Suite 1500 Atlanta, GA phone fax CRISIS INTERVENTION/ HOTLINES ALCOHOL/DRUG HELP LINE CDC AIDS HOTLINE 24 HOURS CRIME VICTIMS ADVOCACY COUNCIL 3101 Paces Mill Rd., NW Atlanta, GA phone fax Hours/Days: 8:30 AM 5 PM M F Area Served: Greater Metro Atlanta Client Elig: Victim of any crime Client Ages: all ages Services: a private non-profit organization that services victims or crime through crisis intervention, psychological counseling, hospital and home visits, information and referral. Develops and conducts support groups for local counties. Organizes a memorial service for crime victims each year. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CRISIS LINE Phone hr phone 12 GEORGIA CRISIS AND ACCESS LINE Phone available 24/7 Services: provides a statewide single point of contact for mental health, addictions, developmental disability and behavioral health crisis services. HOMELESS TASK FORCE phone phone toll free PARTNERSHIP AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 619 Edgewood Ave., Suite 101 Atlanta, GA phone Administrative Crisis line operates 24 hours. Client Elig: emergency & transitional services for battered women and their children. Services: provides a 24 hour crisis line with professional support providing information about emergency shelter, support groups, legal issues, and referrals for other services. POISON CONTROL HOTLINE (24 HRS) Phone toll free anywhere in the US POLICE, FIRE, AMBULANCE Emergency 911 RESOURCE CENTER 2921 Piedmont Rd., Suite D Atlanta, GA phone 24 hours fax phone toll free Hours/Days: 8:30 AM 5:30 PM M F Services: a variety of services for mental health issues. Operates a 24 hour crisis hotline. SAFE HARBOR CHILDREN S SHELTER, INC Gloucester St. P.O. Box 1313 Brunswick, GA phone 24 hours fax Hours/Days: 8:00 AM 5 PM M F Services: provides short term emergency shelter and additional services to children and youth. SOUTHERN CRESCENT SECUAL ASSAULT CENTER hour crisis line UNITED WAY Call 211 OR (Se habla Espanol)
13 13 DELINQUENT YOUTH ALTERNATE LIFE PATHS PROGRAM, INC. 827 Pryor St., Atlanta, GA phone fax Hours/Days: 8:00 AM 5 :00 PM M F Area Served: Metro Atlanta Client Elig: adolescent girls, 0-2 children Client Ages: Group home ages Physical/dental exams, TB test THE BRIDGE 1559 Johnson Rd. Atlanta, GA phone Hours/Days: 24 hrs a day Area Served: Metro Atlanta Client Elig: Referrals from DFCS and private individuals Client Ages: Adolescents, years old Fees: call for information LIFE MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS Courthouse Annex 34 John Frank Ward Blvd phone Hours/Days: 8:00 AM 5 PM M F Area Served: Henry County Client Elig: Police or Court referral Client Ages: 16 yrs and under Programs: truancy education, tutorial, mediation, community; community service; gender concepts; drug/alcohol awareness SUPER program; YES program Services: provides intake assessments, informal supervision, probation supervision, detention, aftercare planning and supervision for juvenile offenders. Consultation with court officials, referral to youth correctional institutions and referrals to other appropriate agencies. BEN MASSELL DENTAL CLINIC Of Jewish Family & Career Services, Inc. Registration Monday & Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1;30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 187th Street, NE Atlanta, GA There are income and residency requirements for this service. CLAYTON COLLEGE AND STATE UNIVERSITY Department of Dental Hygiene, Student Life Center, Room North Lee St. Morrow, GA phone DIABETES DIABETES ASSOCIATION OF ATLANTA, INC. 100 Edgewood Avenue, Suite 1004 Atlanta, GA phone DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP Henry Medical Center Meets 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6-7:30pm in the HMC Education Center. Offers support and educational information. Preregistration required. Call DENTAL Mon-Fri 9:00 AM 4:00 PM Closed from early June to late August. Services are oral examination, x-rays, cleaning, sealant, and referrals to other dentists. HANDS OF HOPE CLINIC 1010 Hospital Drive phone fax Dental Clinic operates every other Friday, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. NOTES
14 14 DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED SERVICES ASSOCIATION FOR RETARDED CITIZENS OF GEORGIA (ARC NETWORK) 100 Main Street Forest Park, GA phone fax Hours/Days: 8:30 AM 5 PM M F Client Elig: mental retardation and developmental disabilities Services: provides comprehensive medical and psycho educational services for students with various disabilities that compromise their level of educations. Evaluation results provide direction to school and families. GEORGIA SPECIAL OLYMPICS, INC Pleasantdale Rd., Suite 195 Atlanta, GA phone fax Services: assists persons with handicaps to independent living skills, employment training, education, day care, and residential care. CASEC CARING AND SHARING FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN Contact Dr. Marilyn Flynn for meeting times and locations or additional information GEORGIA ADVOCACY OFFICE or Services: protection and advocacy for individuals with disabilities and mental illness. GEORGIA ASSOCIATION OF REHABILITATION OF FACILITIES GARF 44 Broad St., NW, Suite 503 Atlanta, GA phone fax Hours/Days: 8:00 AM 5 PM M F Fees: per hour rates Services: a non profit organization working with various vocational rehabilitation facilities in Georgia to provide job training and job opportunities for disabled citizens of Georgia. GEORGIA CENTER FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES 542 Church St., Suite 150 Decatur, GA Hours/Days: 8:30 AM 5:00 PM M F Client Elig: Call office Client Ages: 8 yrs adulthood Services: provides year round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic type sports for all children and adults with mental retardation, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physically and psychologically through successful experiences in sports. HENRY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Special Education Services 33 North Zack Hinton Pkwy phone INTERAGENCY TRANSITION COUNCIL Contact: Beth Pieczynski PEOPLE FIRST OF HENRY COUNTY Our Mission is to create fairness and equality for people with disabilities and raise public awareness within our community. Our goal is to focus on their abilities, not disabilities. We strive to financially support our four Kings and Queens while they travel throughout the state making special appearances and touching the lives of others. Directors: Connie Dodgen, Tina Mills, Joan Angelini Hours/Days: 8:00 AM 4 PM Monday Friday Client Elig: Resident of Georgia Client Ages: 0-21 years People First of Henry County P.O. Box 806 Lovejoy, GA
17 17 EMPLOYMENT CONTACTS CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER OF THE SOUTHEAST 531 Kirk Rd. Decatur, GA Hours/Days: 8:30 AM 4:30 PM M F Client Elig: none Client Age: 11 th grade and up Fees: a one day program available, call for fees $400-$550 two day seminar Services: provides career and personal counseling on an individual basis or groups, which utilizes standardized evaluation methods and employing nationally certified career counselors. CAREER RESOURCE CENTER Workforce Investment Act WIA 3000 Corporate Center Drive, Ste 350 Morrow, GA phone Hours/Days: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM M F Area Served: Clayton, Henry, Fayette (can also serve Rockdale, Douglas, Gwinnett, Cherokee) Client Elig: Adults long term unemployment or receiving public assistance, dislocated workers Client Age: Adult and adolescents (18 years and older) Services: offers a variety of job training services including vocational testing and assessment, job search training, placement assistance and support services. US EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION 75 Piedmont Ave., NE Atlanta, GA phone fax Hours/Days: 8:30 AM 5:00 PM M F Client elig: none Services: provides assistance with employment discrimination based on race, sex, color, age, national origin and religion. Investigates each complaint filed by a potential charging party and tries to settle before a formal investigation is requested. GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR South Metro Atlanta Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Atlanta, GA phone fax TTY EMPLOYMENT TEMPORARY Staffing Solutions: Temporary Employment - - (678) Express Employment Professionals - - (770) Staffmark - - (770) American Staffing Resources - - (770) Hire Dynamics Staffing - - (770) Staffing Solutions Inc - - (678) Image Staffing - - (770) American Staffing Resources - - (770) PMI - maps.google.com - (770) Abacus Corporation - maps.google.com - (678)
18 18 ENGLISH CLASSES (ESL/ESOL) CLAYTON STATE UNIVERSITY Center for Continuing Education :00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday EAGLES LANDING FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 2400 Hwy 42 North Thursdays 7:00 p.m Sherry Jessup GRIFFIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE Free ESL classes, morning and evening sessions HENRY COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION Instruction designed for two levels of proficiency Evening classes, multiple locations FOOD ABIGAIL S PANTRY Bethel United Methodist Church 245 Fairview Road ATLANTA COMMUNITY FOOD BANK 732 Joseph Lowery Blvd., NE Atlanta, GA phone fax Hours/Days: 8:00 AM 4:20 PM Monday Friday Area Served: Metro Atlanta No direct services. Fees: 14 cents per pound for agencies, many items without handling fee. Services: provides food assistance to agencies in the Metro Atlanta area. A DIVINE HARVEST GLOBAL MINISTRIES 155 Westridge Parkway, Ste FEED MY PEOPLE 6045 N. Henry Blvd phone fax HELPING IN HIS NAME FOOD PANTRY 85 Bellamy Place phone fax Hours/Days: 9:00 AM 12:00 PM Monday, Wednesday, Friday 6:00 PM 8:00 PM Tuesday, Thursday Area Served: Henry County Services: an interdenominational, non-profit ministry that assist the needy of Henry county. Working in cooperation with Henry County agencies (all contributions of money or food are tax deductible). HUNGER HOTLINE phone fax Referrals to nearest food bank, church or pantry, usually within zip code PROJECT OPEN HAND/ATLANTA 176 Ottley Dr. Atlanta, GA phone fax Hours/Days: 7:30 AM 7:30 PM Monday Friday 10:00 AM 4:00 PM Saturday Sunday Area Served: Metro Atlanta Client Elig: Diagnosis of AIDS Services: Meals on wheels program for those diagnosed with AIDS. Delivers two meals per day to the patients home including meals to dependent children for 15 years old or younger. SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH 262 Macon Street The hours of operation will be 11:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. on the 2nd & 4th Saturdays until further notice. If you would like to volunteer to help stock the shelves or distribute food to families, please see Kim McGhee or sign up at the Greeter s Desk. NOTES
19 FOREIGN LANGUAGE TRANSLATIONS AND OTHER SERVICES CATHOLIC SOCIAL AND MULTICULTURAL SERVICES GEORGIA INTERPRETING SERVICES NETWORK 44 Broad St, NW, Suite 503 Atlanta, GA phone fax hr phone Hours/Days: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM M F Fees: call for information Services: provides interpreting services for local, city, and state governments and agencies when working with the deaf and hearing impaired. Qualified interpreters for legislative, legal, medical, and educational assignments. GEORGIA MUTUAL ASSISTANCE ASSOCIATION INTERPRET, INC. 917 Legacy Oaks Circle, Roswell, GA phone, LATIN AMERICAN ASSOCIATION 2750 Buford Hwy. Atlanta, GA phone fax Hours/Days: 8:30 AM 5:00 PM M F Area Served: Fulton, Dekalb, Clayton, Cobb, Douglas, Henry, Gwinnett Client Elig: Hispanic or other non-english speaking persons Fees: call for information Services: acts as an advocate on behalf of Hispanic and other non English speaking clients. Provides information and referrals in locating any assistance needed for Hispanic and non-english speaking persons. 19 Hours/Days: 8:00 Am 5:00 PM M-F Area Served: Georgia Client Elig: must be a non-american Client Age: yrs old Fees: $23.00 plus tax Services: provides housing, transportation to food stores and other shopping requests, individual counseling as needed for problem related to adjustment in USA. Program includes monthly potluck meals, tours of Atlanta, forums, weekly movie night and weekly Bible study. NEWCOMERS NETWORK (REFUGEE ASSISTANCE PAN-ASIAN COMMUNITY Case management, counseling, support groups, youth mentoring, advocacy referrals, services for the Asian community. SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETING SPECIALISTS WORLD RELIEF ON-LINE TRANSLATION babelfish.yahoo.com dictionary.reference.com/translate free_online_translations.htm freetranslation.paralink.com Other services include: job referral, computer classes in Spanish, ESL, and Spanish classes, immigration and legal services, family services (youth, senior, housing, etc.), translation and interpretation services. VILLA INTERNATIONAL ATLANTA 1749 Clifton Rd., NE Atlanta, GA phone fax Note: Using an online translation device may not capture connotations or colloquialisms. It also may not allow for dialectal differences within a certain language.
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