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United Way of Northeast Georgia is committed to investing in organizations and local charities that are making the most impact in our communities in Athens, GA. We partner with programs and community efforts that are working to advance the common good in the areas of education, financial stability, and health. 

We are leading the nonprofit sector in measuring the impact of our investments, and in bringing together multiple sectors to ensure that every man, woman, and child has access to quality education, financial stability, and a healthy lifestyle.

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We’re changing the way we fund in Northeast Georgia, and we want to include you! To learn about the future of United Way investments and to partner with us, please contact Emily Nicholos (enicholos@unitedwaynega.org).

2017 LOCAL CHARITY PARTNER AGENCIES


ABHS - Jackson Creative Community Resource Center
106 Industrial Parkway
Commerce, GA 30529
Phone: 706-335-5379​​

Provides employment programs for adults with developmental disabilities.

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ABHS - Madison County Fine Finish
1430 Hwy 98 West
Danielsville, GA 30633
Phone: 706-795-2141

Enables people with developmental disabilities to live and work within their communities.

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ABHS - Custom Industries
115 Lanthier St.
Winder, GA 30680
Phone: 770-307-3028

Provides employment programs for adults with developmental disabilities.

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Action Inc. - Full Plate
594 Oconee St.
Athens, Ga 30605
Phone: 706-546-8293

Ensures that homeless feeding sites are able to cost effectively provide nutritious, well-balanced meals to the homeless and less fortunate by distributing excess prepared food that would otherwise be discarded by eating establishments.

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American Red Cross, Northeast Georgia Chapter
490 Pulaski St.
Athens, GA 30601
Phone: 706-353-1645

Provides military services, disaster relief, blood services and health and safety education/training.

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Athens Community Council On Aging
135 Hoyt St.
Athens, GA 30601
Phone: 706-549-4850

Enables older persons to live independently at home and offers opportunities for employment, volunteerism and other activities. ACCA is a resource for education, information, referral, counseling and general assistance.

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Athens Neighborhood Health Center
402 McKinley Dr.
Athens, GA 30603
Phone: 706-546-5526

Provides accessible and affordable, high quality primary health care to medically under-served and at risk individuals.

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Boy Scouts of America, Northeast Georgia Council
148 Boy Scout Trail
Pendergrass, GA 30567
Phone: 800-699-8806

Addresses the needs of boys through programs designed to build desirable qualities of character, leadership and citizenship.

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Boys & Girls Club of Athens
440-4 Dearing Extension
Athens, GA 30601
Phone: 706-546-5910

Promotes social, educational, vocational and character development qualities of character, leadership and citizenship.

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Boys & Girls Club of Winder/Barrow County
199 Wood Ave.
Winder, GA 30680
Phone: 770-307-1399

Promotes social, educational, vocational and character development of all youth through programs like tutoring, leadership and physical education.

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Extra Special People (ESP)
189 VFW Dr.
Watkinsville, GA 30677
Phone: 706-769-9333

Provides continuous learning and leisure summer programs for developmentally disabled youth, young adults and their families.

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Family Counseling Service
1435 Oglethorpe Ave.
Athens, GA 30606
Phone: 706-549-7755

Core services include individual, marriage and family counseling. Special programs address youth alcohol and drug abuse, family violence, child abuse, children's adjustment to divorce, shoplifting and divorce mediation.

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Food Bank of Northeast Georgia
861 Newton Bridge Rd.
Athens, GA 30604
Phone: 706-354-8191

Addresses the problem of hunger by distributing food to non-profit agencies such as food pantries and soup kitchens, and direct distribution of food to residents that are most at risk.

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Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia
185 Newton Bridge Rd.
Athens, GA 30607
Phone: 706-548-7297

Offers programs for girls ages 5-17 about character, self-esteem, leadership and patriotism.

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The Tree House

173 Highland Dr.
Winder, GA 30680
Phone: 770-868-1900

Mission is to reduce the impact and occurrence of child abuse through counseling, educating, support and nurturing children and families.

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2-1-1 Information and Referral Helpline
1 Huntington Rd. 
Ste. 805
Athens, GA 30606
Phone: 706-353-1313 or dial 2-1-1 from any phone or text 898-211

A free and confidential information and referral helpline that connects people to the social services they need 24/7 365 days a year.

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Madison-Morgan County Caring Place
1431d Cedar Dr.
Madison, GA 30650
Phone: 706-342-0861

Address the issue of hunger by providing food to those most at risk.

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Athens Community Council On Aging

135 Hoyt St.
Athens, GA 30601
Phone: 706-549-4850

Enables older persons to live independently at home and offers opportunities for employment, volunteerism and other activities. ACCA is a resource for education, information, referral, counseling and general assistance.

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Harmony House
68 Spring Station Dr.
Royston, GA 30662
Phone: 706-245-8700

Provides services for adult and child survivors of sexual assault.

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Hope Haven
795 Newton Bridge Rd.
Athens, GA 30607
Phone: 706-548-4361

Increases independent living of mentally disabled individuals through supportive services and specialized employment, and provides respite care for families.

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Madison-Morgan County Caring Place
1431d Cedar Dr.
Madison, GA 30650
Phone: 706-342-0861

Address the issue of hunger by providing food to those most at risk.

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Oglethorpe County Senior Center
19 Oglethorpe Dr.
Crawford, GA 30630
Phone: 706-743-8848

Helps senior citizens through transportation, in-home services, activities at the senior center and nutrition services.

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Prevent Child Abuse Athens
1551 Jennings Mill Rd., Suite 700-A
Watkinsville, GA 30677
Phone: 706-546-9713

To prevent child abuse and neglect in all its forms – physical, sexual, emotional and neglect – through education, support and public awareness.

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Project ADAM
112 Lanthier St.
Winder, GA 30680
Phone: 770-867-8003

Provides a program of prevention, education and counseling services for males affected by drug and alcohol addiction.

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Project Safe
P.O. Box 7532
Athens, GA 30604
Phone: 706-549-0922

Provides a safe shelter, a 24-hour hotline, advocacy, referrals and support groups for survivors of domestic violence and their children.

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Reins of Life
1222 Rumsey Rd.
Eastonolee, GA 30538
Phone: 706-356-7297

Offers therapeutic horseback riding and team-building exercises for challenged and special needs children.

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Salvation Army
484 Hawthorne Ave.
Athens, GA 30603
Phone: 706-543-5350

Offers emergency shelter, drug/alcohol abuse rehabilitation, rent assistance, utility assistance, clothing and food assistance, disaster relief service and youth programs.

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The Cottage Sexual Assault Center & Child Advocacy Center
3019 Lexington Rd. 
Athens, GA 30605
Phone: 706-546-1133

Provides services for adult and child survivors of sexual assault.

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The Tree House
173 Highland Dr.
Winder, GA 30680
Phone: 770-868-1900

Mission is to reduce the impact and occurrence of child abuse through counseling, educating, support and nurturing children and families.

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YWCO Girls Club
562 Research Dr.
Athens, GA 30605
Phone: 706-354-7880

Offers summer day camp for at-risk girls age 6-14 that focuses on activities that increase self-image, promote learning and build leadership skills.

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