Kids In ACTION at the Pencil School (Oglethorpe County)

41 Fairground Rd.

Lexington, GA 30648

Phone:  706-743-8995

Provides low cost daycare for children so parents can return to work to become self=supporting.

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 it provides respite care for families.

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. 

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. 

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. 

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

Community Connection 211

1865 W. Broad St., Suite C

Athens, GA 30606

Phone:  706-353-1313 or 211 from any land line and most cellular phone service providers

A free telephone referral service designed to help individuals find support resources for health, family, legal, financial and other problems. 

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.

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. 

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. 

Harmony House

68 Spring Station Dr.

Royston, GA 30662

Phone:  706-245-8700

Provides services for adult and child survivors of sexual assault.

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.

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.


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.

ABHS - Jackson Creative Community Resource Center

106 Industrial Parkway

Commerce, GA 30529

Phone: 706-335-5379​​

Provides employment programs for adults with developmental disabilities. 

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. 

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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. 

ABHS - Custom Industries

115 Lanthier St.

Winder, GA 30680

Phone:  770-307-3028

Provides employment programs for adults with developmental disabilities. 

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. 

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. 

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.