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Georgia State- Community Action Agencies

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Community Action Agencies are nonprofit and public groups funded by the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), a federal program that allocates funding to states to connect Americans to greater opportunity.

The nation’s Community Action Agencies embody our nation’s spirit of hope, change people’s lives, and improve communities. When national, state and local leaders tap into these agencies’ experience, they can promote workable solutions that connect more families to opportunity – and make America a better place to live for everyone.

Central Savannah River Area Economic Opportunity Authority, Inc. (CSRA)
1261 Greene Street
Augusta, GA 30903-2704
(706) 722-0493
Provides services and case a management to low income families in Jefferson, Bulloch, Burke, Columbia, Emanuel, Glascock, Jenkins, Lincoln, Richmond, McDuffie, Wilkes, Screven, Taliaferro, and Warren.

Clayton, Fayette, and Henry County Community Services Authority, Inc.
Main location is at 1000 Main Street
Forest Park, GA 30298-1808
Call (404) 363-0575 for intake
Emergency financial assistance for needs such as rental costs, food, energy bills or security deposits is available as part of the Community Support Component. The community action agency also offer legal aid, Head Start, LIHEAP applications and other support.

Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority, Inc.
One Community Action Drive
Brunswick, Georgia 31520
Telephone: (912) 264-3281
Serves the eastern portion of Georgia, including town and cities in Bryan, Camden, Glynn, Liberty, and McIntosh County. Programs include rental and mortgage assistance grants, FDIC credit counseling, Government Commodity Foods and other services.

Locations of the Coastal Georgia Community Action Authority are as follows.

  • Bryan County, 160 N. Main St, Pembroke, Georgia 31545, dial (912) 653-4993
  • Camden County office is at 106 East Hall St., St Marys, Georgia 31558, telephone number is (912)-717-0313
  • Glynn County center is at One Community Action Drive in Brunswick, Georgia 31520. Call (912) 264-3281
  • Liberty County, 933 E.G. Miles Pkwy., Hinesville, Georgia 31310. For information, dial (912) 876-6173
  • McIntosh County site is at 109 Eulonia Park Rd. N.W./Highway 57, Eulonia, Georgia 31305. Call (912) 832-2444

Coastal Plain Area EOA, Inc.
2601 Bemiss Rd., Suite L
Valdosta, GA 31602
Dial (229) 244-7860
Programs offered are Head Start, senior meal programs, and LIHEAP. Counties supported are Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Cook, Echols, Irwin, Lanier, Lowndes, Tift, Turner. Ccase managers can help families apply for emergency rent help or one time loans from the Emergency Food and Shelter Program, Adult Education and Job Development, and low income energy bill assistance. Other benefits, such as applications for weatherization and disability, are available by referrals from the community action agency.

Locations of Coastal Plain Area Economic Opportunity Authority

  • Ben Hill County, 401 N. Sheridan St., Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750, dial 229-426-5177
  • Berrien County, 402 Hazel Ave., Nashville, GA 31639, telephone 229-686-7871
  • Brooks County center is at 400 Courtland Ave., Quitman, GA 31643, 229-263-7818
  • Cook County, 303 S. College St., Sparks, Georgia 31647. For information, dial 229-549-8780
  • Echols County, 170 Church of God St., Statenville, GA 31648, 229-559-3472
  • Irwin County, 310 Vo Tech Rd., Ocilla, GA 31774, telephone number is 229-468-5186
  • Lanier County, 810 S. Oak St., Lakeland, GA 31635, 229-482-3435
  • Lowndes County, 900 S. Troupe St., Valdosta, Georgia 31601, dial 229-242-8814
  • Another center is at 704 Main St., Ray City, Georgia 31645, 229-455-2501
  • Tift County, 2737 S. Central Ave., Tifton, GA 31794, telephone 229-382-2960

Community Action for Improvement, Inc.
1380 Lafayette Parkway
La Grange, GA 30241
(706) 884-2651
Coverage for people in Butts, Douglas, Carroll, Coweta, , Harris, Heard, Lamar, Meriwether, Pike, Upson, Spalding, and Troup.

The main offices of Community Action for Improvement are below. Note that some of them are focused just on Head Start.

West GA Tech, 301 Fort Drive; Building F, LaGrange, Georgia 30241, Phone 706-883-7630
Carver Head Start, 757 Carver Circle, Hamilton, GA 31811, dial 706-628-4657
Franklin Head Start, 740 Old Field Road, Franklin, GA 30217, main number is 706-675-0303
Greenville Service Center, 738 North Depot Street, Greenville, Ga. 30222, call 706-672-3942
Haralson Head Start, 171 Magnolia Street, Haralson, Georgia 30229, dial 770-599-6383
Harry Morgan Head Start, 151 H.M. Fulbright Dr., Carrolton, GA 30117 telephone 770-834-2540
LaGrange Head Start, 104 McGregor Street, LaGrange, GA 30240 706-882-6725
LaGrange Service Center, 1380 Lafayette Parkway, LaGrange, GA 30241, call 706-882-6412
Manchester Head Start, 607 J.D. Parham Dr., Manchester, GA 31816, telephone 706-846-8396
Newnan Head Start, 80 E. Newman Road, Newnan, GA 30263, dial 770-253-0673
Newnan Service Center, 53 Savannah Street, Newnan, Georgia 30263, telephone 770-253-3864
Pine Ridge Head Start, 15750 Highway 315, LaGrange, GA 30241, 706-561-9250
Villa Rica Head Start, 311 Cleggorn Street, Villa Rica, GA 30180, telephone 770-456-0370
West Point Head Start, 1004 East 11th Street, 706-645-5764
Main office is at, 1380 Lafayette Parkway, La Grange, Georgia 30241, Telephone: (706) 884-2651

Concerted Services, Inc.
Office is at 2100 Riverside Avenue
Waycross, GA 31502-1965
Telephone: (912) 285-6083
(912) 285-6288
This community action agency covers a large swath of territory. Residents of Appling, Candler, Atkinson, Bacon, Bleckley, Brantley, Bryan, Bulloch, Johnson, Camden, Charlton, Clinch, Coffee, Dodge, Effingham, Emmanuel, Glynn, Jeff Davis, Laurens, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Evans, Montgomery, Pierce, Tattnall, Telfair, Treutl, and Toombs can call this non-profit for assistance.

Concerted Services, Inc. offices are available in most counties. They have a location that people can call or stop by at. However some locations may share the same office.

A shared office for Johnson, Treutlen, Laurens, Bleckley, Dodge, Wilcox, Telfair, Wheeler, and Emanuel County, 305 South Richardson Street, Mt. Vernon, Georgia 30445, dial toll free 800-399-1302

Atkinson County, 636 Austin Avenue East, Suite 2, Pearson, GA 31642, main phone (912) 422-3884

Brantley County Service Center, 789 BurtonStreet, Suite 100, Nahunta, GA 31553, main phone (912) 462-5163

Bulloch County Service Center, 515 Denmark Street, Suite 1400, Statesboro, GA 30459, telephone (912) 489-1604

Candler County Service Center/Senior Citizen Center/NORC Center, 430 North Rountree Street, Metter, GA 30439, phone (912) 685-2580

Charlton County Service Center, 1516 Third Street, Suite A, Folkston, GA 31537, (912) 496-2045

Clinch County, 427 West Dame Avenue, Suite A, Homerville, Georgia 31634, (912) 487-2445

Coffee County Service Center, 1115 West Baker Highway, Douglas, GA 31533, (912) 384-3700

Effingham County Service Center, 304 Highway 119 South, Springfield, GA 31329, call (912) 754-6910

Evans County Service Center/Senior Citizen Center, Hwy 280-East,  George Neder Center, Claxton, GA, 30417 call (912) 739-1705

Jeff Davis County Service Center/Senior Citizen Center, 42 Jeff Davis Street, Hazlehurst , Georgia 31539, main phone (912) 375-2357

Long County Directory, 15 Thornton Drive, Ludowici, GA  31316, dial (912) 545-2435 for intake.

Tattnall County, 111 Medical Arts Drive, Reidsville, GA 30453, telephone: (912) 557-6687

Toombs County Service Center/Senior Citizen Center, 107 Old Airport Road, Vidalia , GA 30474, (912) 537-0453

Ware County, 2100 Riverside Avenue, Waycross, GA 31501, dial (912) 285-6083

Wayne County Service Center/Senior Citizen Center, 409 South Third Street, Jesup, Georgia 31545

Economic Opportunity Authority for Savannah-Chatham County Area, Inc.
Address – 618 West Anderson Street
Savannah, GA 31402-1353
Primary phone number is (912) 238-2960.

Enrichment Services Program, Inc.
900 Linwood Boulevard
Columbus, GA 31902-0788
Dial (706) 649-1600 for intake
Chattahoochee, Clay, Harris, Muscogee, Quitman, Randolph, Stewart, Talbot. Some of the programs from this non-profit community action include Head Start, free health and dental services, grants for electric bills and much more.

The organization known as Enrichment Services Program has several centers in the region. They are as follows.

Chattahoochee County, 439 Broad Street, Cusseta, Georgia 31805, dial (706) 989-3407
Clay County, 155 Wilson Street, P. O. Box 276, Fort Gaines, GA 39851, main phone (229) 768-2055
ESP Kitchen for Meals on Wheels, 4312 Harrison Ave., Columbus, Georgia 31902, call (706) 323-0095 for information
Harris County is at 747 Carver Circle, P.O. Box 462, Hamilton, GA 31811, telephone (706) 628-4962
Muscogee County, 2100 12th Avenue, Columbus, GA 31901, phone – (706) 596-0504
Quitman County, 57 Kaigler Road, Georgetown, GA 39854, (229) 334-4108
Randolph County, 401 Villa Nova Street, P.O. Box 318, Cuthbert, Georgia 39840, (229) 732-6971
Stewart County center is based at 507 East Broad Street in Lumpkin, GA 31815. Phone (229) 838-4269
Talbot County, 401 S. Washington St., Talbotton, Georgia 31827, telephone – (706) 665-85

Fulton Atlanta Community Action Authority
Location – 1690 Chantilly Drive, NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
Main telephone: (404) 320-0166
Offers a number of social services in the greater Atlanta area, including DeKalb County and Fulton County. Call for employment services, rent and homeless prevention assistance, Head Start and more. Dozens of low income resources are offered by this agency. There is also a Community Empowerment & Resource Center located at 341 Kelly Street SE, Atlanta, GA 30315.

Heart of Georgia Community Action Council, Inc.
324 Pine Street
Eastman, Georgia 31023-0398
Telephone: (478) 374-4301
If you live in Bleckley, Dodge, Pulaski, Laurens, Montgomery, Telfair, Treutlen, Wilcox or Wheeler call this center. Call for information on an Emergency Solution Grant for rent and security deposit assistance, free prescription drugs, Meals on Wheels and other aid.

Locations of Heart of Georgia Community Action Council

Bleckley Community Service Center is at 83 Lumpkin Street, Hawkinsville, Georgia 31036. Call (478) 783-1013

Dodge County Community Service Center, 324 Pine St., Eastman, Georgia 31023. Telephone number is (478) 374-2261

Laurens Community Service Center – 127 High Street, Dublin, GA 31021, main phone (478) 275-0478

Montgomery County Community Service Center, 391 W Morrison St., Mt. Vernon, GA 30445. Main phone – (912) 583-2163

Pulaski Community Service Center, 83 Lumpkin Street, Hawkinsville, GA 31036. Telephone number is (478) 783-1013

Telfair County Community Service Center, 713 Telfair St., McRae, Georgia 31055, (229) 868-5966

Treutlen County Community Service Center is at 127 High Street, Dublin, GA 31021. Call (478) 275-0478 for information

Wheeler County Community Service Center is at 91 W Morrison St., Mt. Vernon, GA 30445, dial (912) 583-2163

Wilcox County Community Service Center, 405 2nd Ave., Rochelle, GA 31079. Call the center at (229) 365-0077

Referral Hotline
Dial 211 for information.
This is the local referral service for several counties, including Barrow, Oconee, Clarke, Elbert, Greene, Madison, Morgan, Oglethorpe, Walton, and Jackson. Hundreds of families, children, and senors from the region receive referrals, information non government programs such as LIHEAP, rental assistance and other aid.

Macon-Bibb County EOC, Inc.
Address – 653 2nd Street, Suite 200
Macon, GA 31201
(478) 738-3240

Middle Georgia Community Action Agency, Inc.
Main address – 121 Prince Street
Warner Robins, GA 31099-2286
Phone – (478) 922-4464
The non-profit for families in the counties as follows. Butts, Crawford, Houston, Jones, Lamar, Monroe, Peach, Pike, Spalding, Twiggs, Upson. Call for information on federal and Georgia benefits such as Emergency Solution Grant and many others.Referral services to other assistance programs are available at MGCAA service centers to residents who are facing an emergency. The address of Middle Georgia Community Action Agency is at 121 Prince St.
Warner Robins, GA 31093, or dial 478-922-4464. Other locations are at Montgomery County Community Service Center, 391 W Morrison St., Mt. Vernon, 30445 or Telfair County Community Service Center, 713 Telfair St., McRae, Georgia 31055.

Ninth District Opportunity, Inc.
Address – 308 Spring Street SW
Gainesville, GA 30501
Telephone number is (770) 532-3191
Georgia counties of  Habersham, Banks, Dawson, Forsyth, White, Franklin, Hall, Hart, Union, Lumpkin, Rabun, Stephens, and Towns. Apply for programs such as Head Start or weatherization at this location. There may be emergency grants for housing needs (including rent), Georgia Pre-K services, and rehousing for the homeless.

The main offices are below. Not all counties have access to all of the assistance programs, and resources are limited.

  • Banks County Community Resource Center, 110 Shortest St., PO Box 144, Homer, GA, 30547, 706-677-3921
  • Barrow County Leisure Center, 175 2nd St., Winder, GA 30680, dial 770-536-3351
  • Cherokee County, 770-889-9420
  • Dawson County Community Resource Center, 54 Hwy. 53 W, Dawsonville, GA 30534, telephone 706-265-3744
  • Elbert, 203 Elbert Street, Elberton, GA 30635, main phone 800-822-0179
  • Fannin County, call 706-745-6596
  • Forsyth County NDO Center, 133 Samaritan Dr., Ste. 202, Cumming, GA 30040-2396, main phone 770-889-9420
  • Gilmer County, 706-896-4783
  • Gwinnett County and Duluth office is at 1494 Pleasant Hill Dr., Duluth, GA, 770-279-5856
  • Lawrenceville location which is in Gwinnett County, 208 Hurricane Shoals Rd., Lawrenceville, GA. Call 770-339-4240 for intake.
  • Habersham County Resource Center, 144 Commerce Pkwy., Ste A, Cornelia, GA 30531-0250, main phone 706-778-007
  • Hall County, 510 West Ave., Ste. 600, Georgia GA 30501-3402, dial 770-534-8826
  • Hart County Community Resource Center, 500 North Richardson St., Hartwell, GA 30643, main phone 706-376-4150
  • Jackson County, 706-677-0028
  • Lumpkin County Ninth District Opportunity office is at 75 Enota St., Dahlonega, GA, 30533, call 706-864-4637
  • Madison County, dial 800-822-0179
  • Oconee County, 706-424-2866
  • Oglethorpe County, 858 Athens Rd./Hwy. 78, Crawford, Georgia 30630, dial 800-822-0179
  • Pickens County residents should call 770-889-9420
  • Rabun County, 1236 Old Hwy. 441 South, PO Box 61, Clayton, GA 30525-0691, main phone 706-782-3704
  • Stephens County, 261 Queen St., Toccoa, Georgia 30577-1402, 706-886-0211
  • Towns County. The Center and Food Pantry is at 1294 Jack Dayton Cir., Young Harris, GA 30582, 706-896-4783
  • Union County Community Resource Center, 185 Wellborn St., Blairsville, GA 30512, 706-745-6596
  • White County Community Resource Center, 1331 Helen Hwy., Cleveland, Georgia 30528, dial 706-865-6220

North Georgia Community Action, Inc.
Mailing address is P.O. Box 760
Jasper, Georgia 30143
(706) 692-5644
Counties – Catoosa, Chatooga, Cherokee, Dade, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens, Walker, Whitfield. Programs include homeless prevention, loans for paying bills or rent, and Meals on Wheels for the elderly in the region.

Several counties are supported by the North Georgia Community Action. The resources available, hours of operation, and funding levels may change by county as well.

Catoosa County, 4053 Boynton Drive, Ringgold, Georgia 30736, dial 706-858-0926
Chattooga County Office, 152 Senior Drive, Summerville, GA 30747, main phone 706-857-0729
Cherokee County Office, 3049 Marietta Hwy, Suite 120, Canton, GA 30115, 770-345-6531
Dade County office is at 3622 Hwy 11 S., Trenton, GA 30752. For information, dial 706-657-4664.
Fannin County, 6408 Old Hwy 76, Blue Ridge, GA 30513, 706-632-2854
Gilmer County Center, 1559 S. Main Street, Ellijay, GA 30540, 706-635-5858
Murray County address is 217 E. Market Street, Chatsworth, GA 30705, telephone number is 706-695-5913
Pickens County center – 250 W. Church Street, Jasper, Georgia 30143, call 706-692-6803
Walker County, 201 S. Main St., Courthouse Annex 3, LaFayette, GA 30728. Call the non-profit at 706-638-2163
Whitfield County, 420 N. Hamilton Street, Dalton, Georgia 30722, 706-226-7241

Osceola Council on Aging, Inc.
700 Generation Point
Kissimmee, GA 34744
Main telephone number: (407) 846-8532
Offers both senior aid, such as home delivered meals, as well as other low income programs for the unemployed and working poor.

Overview, Inc.
120 South Jefferson Street
Milledgeville, Georgia 31059-0693
(478) 453-4111
Programs are offered for Baldwin, Hancock, Jasper, Johnson, Putnam, Washington, and Wilkinson. Food, foreclosure counseling, and a extensive menu of other services are offered to people who need help.

Partnership for Community Action, Inc.
815 Park North Boulevard
Clarkston, GA 30021
Telephone number: (404) 929-2500
DeKalb, Gwinnett, Rockdale County.
One of the leading community action agencies in Georgia. Both short term, emergency financial assistance may be offered at the same time as education and job search assistance.

Partnership for Community Action has offers around the region. The agency offers help and referrals in DeKalb, Gwinnett and Rockdale Counties.

Central Administration and DeKalb Family Support- Address is 815 Park North Boulevard, Clarkston, Georgia 30021. Phone: (404) 929 2502.
Rockdale Family Support- Address: 1261 Commercial Dr., Conyers, GA 30094.
Gwinnett Family Support- Address: 6090 McDonough Drive, Norcross, GA 30093. Dial (404) 929 2502.

Southwest Georgia Community Action Council, Inc.
1001 First Avenue, SW
Moultrie, GA 31776-3728
Telephone: (229) 985-3610
Regions covered are Baker, Calhoun, Colquitt, Decatur, Thomas, Dougherty, Early, Grady, Lee, Terrell, Miller, Mitchell, Worth and Seminole.

Locations of Southwest Georgia Community Action Council

Other programs are run too. The Community Action Council’s Outreach and Referral Program distributes information about its social services to community members or can provide other referrals. The offices are as follows.

Calhoun County – 104 Maxwell St., Arlington, GA 39813, dial 229-725-1325

Colquitt County, 912 First Ave. SE, Moultrie, Georgia 31768, telephone number is 229-985-3610

Decatur County office is at 1732 Bethel Rd., Bainbridge, GA 39817. Dial 229-246-3119

Dougherty County, 317 W. First Ave., Albany, Georgia 31701, main phone 229-883-1365

Early County community action office is at 1241 S. Main St., Blakely, GA 39823, dial 229-723-3190

Grady County – 17 MLK Ave. SW, Cairo, Georgia 39828, main phone 229-377-3213

Miller County – 360 South 4th St., Colquitt, GA 39837, dial 229-758-2848

Mitchell County, 165 W. Circle Dr., Camilla, Georgia 31730, main phone 229-336-5797

The Seminole County center address is 1121 E. Third St., Donalsonville, GA 39845, dial 229-524-5494

Terrell County – 711 Roundtree Dr. SW, Dawson, Georgia 39842, main phone 229-995-4121

Thomas County – Address is 127 A/B Smith Ave., Thomasville, GA 31792, dial 229-228-1162

Worth County – 504 E. Price St., Sylvester, Georgia 31791. Phone 229-776-4851.

Tallatoona Community Action Partnership, Inc.
Cartersville, GA 30120
Dial (678) 721-9391
Bartow, Paulding, Cobb, Douglas, Floyd, Gordon, Haralson, and Polk County Georgia. Examples of resources from TCAP include grants for utility bill assistance, Emergency Housing, SNAP food stamp applications, and case management, such as job placement services.

The locations of the agency are as follows.

  • Douglas Human Resource Development Center, 6287 Fairburn Rd., Douglasville, GA, 30133, dial 770-949-6339
  • Bartow Human Resource Development Center, 140 Douglas St., Cartersville, Georgia 30120, call 770-382-4222
  • Floyd Human Resource Development Center is located at 128 Hicks Dr., Rome, GA, 30161, main phone 706-295-7124
  • Cobb Energy Assistance, (LIHEAP & Scana Only), 770-817-4666
  • Gordon Center, 125 Red Bud Rd., Ste. 7, Calhoun, GA 30701, 706-629-2333
  • Haralson Human Resource Development Center, 521 B Pacific Ave., Bremen, GA 30110, telephone 770-537-8800
  • Paulding County – 823 Macland Road, Dallas, Georgia 30132, 770-445-4171

Telamon Georgia offices
They operate from several offices.
The working poor or unemployed can get help with housing needs, whether it is delinquent rent, mortgages, or utility bills. Case management as well as financial literacy / credit counseling is also arranged in Georgia.

Georgia (covers the central, southern and eastern part of state)

  • 230 Northside Crossing, Macon, GA 31210, phone: (478) 238-0575
  • 70 Lockwood Drive, Douglas, GA 31533, telephone (912) 389-4934
  • 120 Liberty Avenue, Lyons, GA 30436, (912) 526-3094
  • 221 South Ashley Street, Valdosta, GA 31601, (229) 333-7550
  • 220 North Main Street, Moultrie, GA 31768, (229) 891-2432
  • 909 South Main, Tifton, GA 31794, (229) 382-3181

West Central Georgia CAC, Inc.
4036 Georgia 90
Montezuma, Georgia 31063-0185
(478) 472-3607
Fights poverty, and helps the low income in the counties of Crisp, Dooly, Macon, Marion, Schley, Sumter, Taylor, and Webster.

Area Committee to Improve Opportunities Now (ACTION)
The non-profit community action agency provides support in Georgia 10 counties around Walton as well as Morgan. Call in advance (phone number 706-342-3343), the local office is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays at 1140 Monticello Hwy, Suite 300. It is next to The Caring Place.

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