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RESOURCES IN & AROUND WALTON COUNTY

Resources In Walton County


o Resources Outside of Walton County
Child Abuse
Prevent Child Abuse Georgia (PCA Georgia) Statewide Helpline
Phone: 1-800-Children (1-800-244-5373)
*Services: Operators will be available to provide information regarding parenting support, community resources,
counseling services, referrals for legal needs, concern about the well-being of a child or family member, family
violence, and other chil maltreatment prevention issues.
Food Assistance

Shepherds Staff Ministries, Inc.

FISH (Faith in Serving Humanity)


76 Bay Creek Rd. Loganville, GA 30052
700 S. Madison Avenue Monroe, GA 30655
Phone: 770-554-9722 Fax: 770-554-9037
Phone: 770-207-4357
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*Food Distribution Days/Hours:


Tuesdays & Thursdays 1PM - 4PM
o Hope & Life Fellowship
3594 Centerville Snellville, GA 30039
Phone: 770-979-1595
www.hopeandlife.tv
*Food Distribution Days/Hours:
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, & Sat-9:30a.m.-11:00a.m
and Tues & Thurs- 5:00p.m.-6:00p.m.
(No appointment or I.D. necessary)

Action, Inc.
Milledge Avenue Monroe, GA 30656
Phone: 770-267-1361
*Services: Food assistance once every 6 months with referral
from school or DFCS. Food assistance provided monthly for
senior citizens over the age of 60 (call for additional info. There
is a waiting list).

Walton County DFCS


1110 East Spring Street Monroe, Georgia 30655-0927
(770) 207-4000 FAX (770) 207-4007
*Services: Food Stamps & Emergency Food Assistance for low-income
Can apply for food stamps online at www.compass.ga.gov
Utilities/Rental/Mortgage

FISH (Faith in Serving Humanity)

Lighthouse World Outreach


700 S. Madison Avenue Monroe, GA
609 Gene Bell Rd. Monroe, GA 30655
30655
Phone: 770-267-4365
Phone: 770-207-4357
(Must have utilized FISH)

Action, Inc.

Walton County DFCS


Milledge Avenue Monroe, GA 30656
1110 East Spring Street Monroe, Georgia 30655-0927
Phone: 770-267-1361
(770) 207-4000 FAX (770) 207-4007
Referral Preferred but not Required
*Services: The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) pays for
*Services: Utility, Rental, and Mortgage
some home heating and cooling costs for low-income eligible
Assistance based upon availability of funds
families including crisis
CLOTHING

FISH (Faith in Serving Humanity)


700 S. Madison Avenue Monroe, GA 30655
Phone: 770-207-4357
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
o Peace Place

Project Renewal
24 Hour Hotline: 770-586-0927 Administrative Line:
Phone: 770-860-1666
770-307-3633
Referral Preferred but not Required
Email: PeacePlaceInc.org
*Services: Domestic Violence Shelter,
*Programs/Services: Shelter, Children, Outreach, Teen Dating
Counseling Services, Material Aid, and Legal Aid
violence, Transitional Housing, Education & Awareness
for victims of Domestic Violence.
*Serves Banks, Jackson, and Barrow Counties
*Serves Newton, Rockadale, Walton Counties
*Walton County Residence are served by Project Safe.
Will help if Project Safe is full.

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Project Safe Athens


998 Hawthorne Avenue
Athens, GA 30606
706-549-0922

Partnership Against Domestic


Violence
P.O.Box 170225
Atlanta, GA 30317
Phone: 404-870-9600, FAX 404-8709611
24 Hr Crisis Line (800)715-3225
Metro Atlanta Crisis Line (404)873-1766
If you are a Ga resident, call the 24 hour free
crisis line at 1(800)33-HAVEN (42836).
If you are outside of Ga, call the national crisis
line at 1(800)621-HOPE (4673).

Domestic Violence Hotline for the


state of Georgia
Phone: 1-800-334-2836 (this number transfers to
the shelter closes to the county in which the call
comes from. For Walton County, it transfers to
Project Renewal (listed above)
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Athens Area HomelessShelter


620 Barber Street, Athens, GA 30601
info@helpathenshomeless.org
office: 706-354-0423 fax: 706-354-4226
-9 month Program
-Non-emergency shelter
-Women with children only
- No adult males
*Services: transitional housing program for
mothers with dependent children. Please call the
shelter to be added to our wait list or connected
with other agencies in the community
o Garden of Gethssemane Homeless
Shelter (previously Rainbow House)
7133 Turner Lake Circle
Covington, GA 30014
Phone: 770-787-8519
(Needs referral from agency or Student Services)
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Walton County Health Department


1404 S. Madison Ave. Monroe, GA 30655
Phone: 770-207-4125 Helpline: 1-800-473HELP
*Services: Immunizations for children and
adults, pregnancy and newborn, care community
outreach, stroke and heart attack prevention,
family planning emergency preparedness &
response, childrens services, additional testing,

Family Recovery
215 E. Church Street
Monroe, GA 30655
770-535-1073
Hours of Operation for the Monroe Office:
Thursdays only 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
*Services: Domestic violence program for offender. Sex
offender program for offender, marriage counseling,
family counseling, individual counseling, alcohol/drug
evaluations, anger management evaluations, and
individual parenting instruction for people 18 years and
older
Cost: Fee based, can apply for a hardship discount

Victims Assistance Program


Walton County Sheriffs Office
1425 S. Madison Ave. Monroe, GA 30655
Contact: Julie Silva Phone: 770-266-1527 or 770-2676557
*Services: First responders to victims of any type of crime or
accident. Advocacy to help the victim locate available
resources, apply for Temporary Protective Orders (TPO), Find
legal help, and navigate the legal system.
SHELTERS
o Interfaith Hospitality
Service Director-Regina Roth-Goldman
393-1 West Hancock Avenue Athens, GA
Phone: (706) 425-1881 Fax: (706) 425-1878
Email: serve@ihnathens.org
-Non-emergency shelter
-3-5 days interview & background screening
*Services: may provide shelter, meals, and support
for homeless families in crisis for up to 90 days

The Salvation Army


484 Hawthrone Ave.
Athens, GA 30606
Phone: 706-543-5350
*Services: Provides Shelter to Men and Women 18 years or older. Will
take Women with children (male children under the age of 7). Women
and Mens living quarters are separate. Case Management Services
available. Must have a valid ID. Intake begins at 6pm Monday-Friday.
HEALTH

West Walton Health Center


605 Tom Brewer Road, Suite 200 Loganville, GA 30052
Phone: 770-466-1789 Helpline: 1-800-473-HELP
*Services: Immunizations for children and adults, pregnancy
and newborn, care community outreach, stroke and heart attack
prevention, family planning emergency preparedness &
response, childrens services, additional testing, environmental
health, Babies Cant Wait, Children's Medical Services.
Cost: $31 or Medicaid
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environmental health, Babies Cant Wait,


Children's Medical Services
Cost: $16-41(depending on income, bring proof
of income with you) or Medicaid

Walton County Cooperative ExtensionExpanded Foods and Nutritional Program


100 North Broad St . Monroe, GA 30655
Phone: (770) 267-1324 Fax: (770) 267-1428
*Services: provides an in-home nutritional counseling
program with eligible expectant mothers and a school
based nutritional program for expectant teen moms or
TAMS.
Cost: Free

Adolescent Center for Education and Services (ACES)


1404 South Madison Avenue Monroe, GA 30655
Phone: 770-207-4151
*Services: Educational library open to the public that includes
pamphlets, brochures, videos, and curriculum for lending on
topics ranging from pregnancy to breastfeeding.
Cost: Free

Hope Clinic
Walton County DFCS
121 Langley Drive Lawrenceville, GA 30046
1110 East Spring Street Monroe, Georgia 30655-0927
Phone: (770) 685-1300
(770) 207-4000 FAX (770) 207-4007
*Services: Provides affordable, comprehensive
*Services: Medicaid, the Right from the Medicaid
care to the uninsured, underinsured and indigent.
Program, and PeachCare for Kids Program
This includes specialty service referrals and
prescription assistance when indicated. Also
provides preventative medical care for conditions
related to metabolic syndrome including diabetes,
hypertension and heart disease.
Cost: patients are offered a sliding scale for
payment based on their household income.

FISH MD (Medical/Dental)
226 Alcovy Street, Bulding D
Monroe, GA 30655
(678) 635-8378 Medical
(678) 635-7335 - Dental
*Services: provides primary care for the uninsured and underinsured. Medical and Dental. Appointment preferred,
but not required.
Must be Walton County Resident.
Cost: Free
Developmental Disabilities
o Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (Fodac)

Advantage Unlimited Services


4900 Lewis Road Stone Mountain, GA 30083
226 Leroy Anderson Rd. Monroe, GA 30655
Phone: 770-491-9014/1-866-977-1204
Monroe Office: 770-267-8391 Intake and
*Services: Fodac is a strong network of volunteers and
evaluation unit: 1-877-551-4897
partners that provides refurbished equipment and services for
*Services: Provides support services for any
disabled adults and children to improve their overall quality of
individual with an intellectual or developmental
life.
disability. (Assist with day programs, home
Cost: $25 application fee (call for additional information)
services, voting, employment, etc.)
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Walton County Department of


Education for Exceptional Students
Parent Mentor-Tonya McCullohs
Loganville Middle School
152 Clark McCullers Rd
Loganville, GA 30052
Phone: 770-266-4532
*Services: Works within the school system by
building bridges between home and school. The
parent mentor initiative is spear headed by the
Department of Education for Exceptional Students,
both locally and at the state level.

The Walton County Navigator Team

The Bridge of Georgia


Center for ability Development
Tami Burt-Executive Director
109 Blaine St.
P.O. box 542 Monroe, GA 30655
Phone: 770-406-6111
EmailL Office@thebridgeof Georgia.org
Website: www.thebridgeofgeorgia.org
*Services: Connection to resources in the community to
support children with autism. Provide Therapy, camps,
support groups, parent groups, vocational training, music
therapy. Pottery classes 3rd Monday of each month. Also is a
private inclusion school Pre-K-12.

Stone Soup Friends of All Abilities

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Sue Rowe-Team Leader


Phone: 770-300-7988
Email: bobbyandsue@yahoo.com
*Services: A local parent group for parents of
children with disabilities that provide parent
support and information to community members
through workshops and monthly meetings.
Meetings are held at The Bridge 109 Blaine St.
P.O. box 542 Monroe, GA 30655

o Georgia Crisis Access Line (GCAL)


1(800) 715-4225
o National Suicide Crisis Line
1(800) 784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE)

Faith Baptist Church


Tami Burt, Director
1789 Highway 11
Monroe, GA 30655
Phone: 770-267-6603
www.friendsofallabilities.org
friendsofallabilities@gmail.com
*Services: Friday night Respite, The Family with Special
Needs series, summer camp, support for children during
Sunday and Wednesday services.
2nd Friday Night of each month 6:30p.m.-10:00 p.m. during
school calendar year.
SUICIDE CONCERNS

Advantage Behavioral Health System (Monroe)


(770) 267-8302
o Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1(800) 273-8255 (TALK)

Counseling/Therapy/Testing & Evaluations


Advantage Behavioral Health

Pathways Transition Programs (Serves Walton


County)
834 Highway 11 SW Monroe, GA 30655
120 East Trinity Place Decatur, GA 30030
(770) 267-8302 or 1-800-715-4225 (new
Phone: 404-378-2300
intake or crisis)
*Services: Adolescent and adult mental health
and substance abuseindividual and family
*Services: Assessment and Evaluation, Counseling and
counseling, group therapy, psychiatric medication
Psychotherapy, and Psycho-Educational
maintenance.
Cost: Insurance accepted and Sliding scale fee
Self-Referral or Agency Referral
Medicaid only

Cost: Some private insurance accepted, Core & CMO Medicaid,


Tricare, Aetna, BlueCross BlueShield

Alcovy Spring Counseling Services


338 North Broad Street, Monroe, GA 30655
Phone: 770-207-1938
*Services: Counseling & Guidance,
Psycotherapy & Behavior Cognitive Therapy,
Evaluation & Assessment, Small Group Work,
Behavior Management, Anger Management, In
Home Visits.
Cost: Sliding fee scale available. Accept all
Insurance as well as Medicaid.

Progressive Counseling Solutions


Contact Person: Chip Morris
300 Church Street Monroe, Georgia 30655
Phone: 770-267-2035
*Services: Adolescent, Individual, Couples, and
Family Counseling
Cost: Insurance accepted and sliding scale fee

Monroe Counseling Center- First


Baptist Church
Browning Fergus, Licensed Marriage & Family
Therapist
202 McDaniel St. Monroe, GA 30655
Phone: 770-267-6161 (appointments are
scheduled through Elizabeth)
*Specializing In Individual and Marriage

Loganville Community Village


678 Tom Brewer Road Loganville, GA 30052
Phone: 770-554-3599 Website: www.lcmv4families.org
*Services: Individual, family, children, and marriage
counseling. Life coaches for kids mentoring program and
groups. Foster care support center and supervised visitation
center.
Cost: Insurance accepted and direct pay based on Sliding Scale

Tim Schnabel, LMFT


744 Chimney Trace Monroe, GA 30656
Phone: 770-207-4888
*Services: Individual, Marriage and Family Counseling
Cost: Insurance is accepted Sliding Fee scale applied when
Insurance is not an option

StressCare (Multi-locations)
680 Tom Brewer Road Loganville, GA 30052
Phone: 706-552-0706
*Services: Stress Reduction and Management,
Individual/Marital/Family Counseling, Special Therapies for
Children, Parent/Adolescent Conflict Management, Career Testing
and Counseling, Premarital Evaluations and Counseling, Various
Educational and Support Groups, Christian Counseling

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Counseling
Cost: Ranges from $65-$120 Based on Income.
Start with Age 12. No Medicaid or Medicare
(Tuesday only)

Cost: Please contact your insurance provider to verify your


coverage before scheduling your first appointment. A sliding fee
scale for those who qualify provided by employed counselors
seeking licensure

o Athens Psychotherapy
Dr. Theodore Goetz-Psychologist
1751 South Lumpkin St. Athens, GA 30606
Phone: 706-548-9441
Office Number: 706-354-6158
*Services: No testing- Only therapy.
Cost: Insurance base-Some Medicaid- No sliding
Fee scale

Atlanta Family Counseling Center Inc. (Formerly


Family Recovery )
190 Camden Hill Rd Suite A Lawrenceville,
GA 30045
Phone: 770-513-8988
*Services: Individual Counseling (adolescent, adult), Marriage
and Family Counseling, Group Counseling (adolescent and adult)
Cost: Accepts Aetna , Cigna, and Humana Insurance

o Christian Psychotherapy Resources


700 Sunset Dr. Bldg. 200, Suite 202 Athens,
GA 30606
Phone: 706-353-8188
*Services - Counselors and Psychotherapists
provide a wide range of services including
counseling, assessment, crisis intervention,
individual therapy, marriage therapy, group
therapy, educational seminars, and consulting
services to churches, community organizations,
businesses and the courts. Drug and alcohol
evaluation and counseling by a state and
nationally certified Master Addictions Counselor.

The Center for Counseling and Personal


Evaluation- UGA College of Education
110 Carlton St. Athens, GA 30601
Rm 424 Aderhold Hall (UGA)
Phone: 706-542-8508
*Services: Family & Couples Counseling, Group Counseling,
Individual Counseling, Psychological evaluations, Career
Counseling
Cost: Counseling sessions are based on a sliding fee scale
according to income. Psychological assessment services are on
set fee and vary according to type of assessment.
Request for Services are made by phone or in person

Covenant Counseling and Family Resource


Center
2219 Scenic Drive Snellville, GA 30078
Phone: 770-985-0837
*Services: Pastoral Counseling and Psychotherapy for
individuals, couples, families and children. Group
therapy is also offered.
Cost: Fees are determined during the first therapy
session or when other services (such as supervision,
consultation, or community education) are scheduled.
The range of fees for
counseling, depending on education, credentials,
experience, and availability, are between $60 125 for
a 45-50 minute session. Scholarships are made
available by The Samaritan Fund based on an adjusted
fee structure. In crisis situations or for immediate
response (less than 24 hours) a higher, one time, fee
may be charged. Insurance may cover some of the
costs.

o Family Counseling Services


1435 Oglethorpe Ave Athens, GA 30606-Main
Office
292 N. Broad Street Winder, GA 30680Satellite Location
Phone: 706 549-7755 Email:
ContactUs@FCSAthens.com
*Services-Individual, Family, & group counseling
Appointments for all locations may be scheduled
by phoning 706 549-7755 between hours of 9:00
and 5:00 Monday through Thursday, 9:00-4:00 on
Friday. Evening hours are available.
Cost: Accepts some insurance and sliding fee
scale based on Income

Eating Disorder Recovery Center of Athens

1 Huntington Road Suite 801 Athens, GA 30606


Phone: 706-552-0450
*Services: The core of the treatment involves individual
therapy, a combination of group therapies, and after care
services. Access to family therapy and couples therapy is also
provided.

o Carroll Kerr, MA, Med, LPC


4396 Lawrenceville Rd. Suite 115Loganville, Georgia 30052
Phone: (678) 369-3059 fax: (770) 466-7730
*Services: Provides therapy to individuals- adults &
adolescents, couples, families & groups with depression, grief,
anxiety disorders, and trauma using an eclectic combination of
techniques.
Cost: Average per session $70 - $140
Accepted Insurance Plans: AMERIGROUP, Aetna, BlueCross
and/or BlueShield, Cenpatico, Cigna, Magellan Behavioral Health

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Positive Outcome Psychological


Services
485 Huntington Rd. Suites 201-202 Athens,
GA 30680
Phone: 706-546-8440
*Services: Psychological and Psychiatric
Services to children, adults, and families
Cost: CMO/Medicaid Accepted. Some private
Insurance accepted; call to verify
o Dr. Michael & Dr. Mary Shapiro
575 Research Drive Athens, GA 30605
Phone: 706-549-5055
*Services: Psychological evaluations/testing
Cost: $200 per hour. Only Accepts Core and
CMO Medicaid, no other types of insurance
o Bethel Haven
1030 Village Dr. Suite B Watkinsville, GA
30677
Phone: 706-310-9046 Fax: 706-310-9076
*Services: Provide help, hope and healing to
emotionally or psychologically distressed children,
teenagers, young adults and families through
professional counseling, therapeutic services, and
other caring opportunities.
Cost: Client fees for counseling are determined
on a sliding fee scale based on family size and the
annual household income range $25.00-$70.00
o The Tree House
173 Highland Dr., Winder, GA 30680
675 S Elm St., Commerce, GA 30549
Phone: 770-868-1900
*Services: helps children who have experienced
abuse begin the healing process, Crisis
counseling, Child Victim Support Group, NonOffending Caregiver Support Group. Family
Services Program provides support and education
to prenatal families, parents of newborns, parents
of children entering kindergarten, and parents of
school aged children.
Cost: No Cost to Families
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Aurora Counseling
Angie M. Eells, LCSW
137 N. Midland Ave, P.O.Box 546,
Monroe, GA 30655
Phone: (706)224-3396
Monday-Thursday 10:00 am 4:00 pm
*Services: Psychotherapy offered for
Individuals, Couples, Families, Adolescents &
Children. Specialties include Domestic Violence,
Adult & Child Abuse Survivors, Child & Adolescent
Behaviors

o Counseling & Psychological Resources


1805 Herrington Rd. Building 2 Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Phone: 770-962-1944
*Services: services include counseling, group therapy, and
family therapy
Cost: Most major insurance plans accepted; call to verify

o Dr. Paul Cardoza-Physicologist


215 Hawthrone Park Suite A
Athens, GA 30606
Phone: 706-546-9880
Cost: Accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, Health Plan Select,
and CMO/Medicaid
o Judy Bruckner Ph. D.-Psychologist
1551 Jennings Mill Rd. Suite 2000B
Bogart, GA 30622
Phone: 706-316-9095

Valerie Mooney, LPC


999 Green St. SE Conyers, GA 30012
Phone: 770-761-9959

Southeastern Psychological Associates, Inc.


www.SoutheasternPsyc.com
3155 Mill Street, NE
Covington, GA 30014
678-712-6520
In collaboration with Social Empowerment Center
www.socialempowermentcenter.com
Social Empowerment Center, LLC
2775 Cruse Road, Ste 1602
Lawrenceville, Ga. 30044
770-925-2095
Cost: Medicaid/Select Private Insurance

o Dr. Craig Kerley, Psy.D., LLC


570 Colonial Park Dr., Suite 312,
Roswell, GA 30075
Phone: 770-449-0082 or email: info@drkerley.com
*Services: Individual Therapy, Family Therapy, Couples /
Partners Therapy, Child / Adolescent Group Therapy
Cost: Fees are based on the service provided, individual
treatment plans vary. Please call for a free telephone
consultation and service-specific pricing.

o Dr. Michael & Dr. Mary Shapiro


o Dr. James Calhoun
575 Research Drive Athens, GA 30605
440 Milledge Circle, Athens, GA 30606
Phone: 706-549-5055
Phone: 706-549-9196
*Services: Psychological evaluations/testing
*Services: Preferred Individual Counseling (adults only)
Cost: $200 per hour. Only Accepts Core and
Cost: Accepts most major Insurance providers. No sliding fee
CMO Medicaid, no other types of insurance
scale. Fee is dictated by the insurance company
o ASFC Outreach Therapeutic Counseling
4146 Hwy. 278, NE
Covington, GA 30014

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Phone: 770-787-3788/314
Services: Provides children, adolescents, and families who have problems getting along, depression, substance
abuse, anger and more.
Cost: Accepts Peachcare, Peachstate, Wellcare, Tricare, BCBS, and Aetna, Medicaid
Mental Health/Residential Treatment
o Summit Ridge Hospital

Georgia Crisis & Access Line


250 Scenic Hwy Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Phone: 1-800-715-4225
Phone: 678-442-5800(Main Line) 24hour Information Line:
*Services: Call Center clinicians provide brief
678-442-5858
clinical screening, triage, and service linkage.
*Services: provides high-quality mental health and substance
Caring, concerned professionals determine the
abuse treatment to our community through inpatient, partial
level of service needed and offer the caller a
choice of providers. Clinicians connect in real-time hospitalization and outpatient programs for adolescents, adults,
older adults and their families.
to appointments with nearly 200 community
Cost: Accepts most Insurance- Does not accept Kaiser or
mental health center sites.
Medicaid. Sliding Fee Scale maybe available
o Laurelwood Mental Health &
o Peachford Behavioral Health Systems
Substance Abuse Service
2151 Peachford Road Atlanta GA 30338
200 Wisteria Dr. Gainesville, GA 30501
Phone: (770) 455-3200 Hotline: (770) 455-3200x2302
Phone: Intake/Hotline - (770) 531-3800 or
Primary Focus: Mix of mental health and substance abuse
(800)848-3649 Main Line: (770) 219-3800
services
*Services: Provides a broad range of services for *Services Provided: Substance abuse treatment,
adolescents and adults experiencing mental
Detoxification
health or substance abuse problems through
Type of Care: Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial
Acute Inpatient Hospitalization, Day
hospitalization/day treatment
Partial/Intensive, and Outpatient Aftercare
Cost: Most Insurance, EAP
Support.
Cost: Insurance is accepted and there is a
Sliding fee scale
o Ridgeview Institute
3995 South Cobb Drive Smyrna, Georgia 30080
Phone: (770) 434-4567 (800) 329-9775
*Services: Through a comprehensive array of programs, we serve youth, young adults, adults, older adults,
professionals who need intervention, and women affected by eating disorders or trauma.
Cost: In network for a majority of insurance plans, including Medicare and Champus. Financial arrangements for cost
not covered by insurance maybe arranged.
Substance Use & Abuse

Prime for Life Program-The Partnership

Reformers Unanimous International Addiction


for Families, Children & Youth
Program
1820 GA Hwy. 11 N Monroe, GA 30656
Corinth Baptist Church- 3156 Langley Rd. Loganville, GA
Phone: Main Line (770) 207-6060
30052
www.thepartnershipwalton.org
Wayne Sosebee-770-554-3482
*Services: Prime For Life Program (A researchService anyone with addictions- every Friday @7p.m.-9p.m.
based program developed to achieve prevention
and intervention goals for who are at high-risk of
alcohol and drug abuse.
Cost: $60 per student

Advantage Behavioral Health

Inner Light Advantage Behavioral Health Systems


834 Highway 11 SW Monroe, GA 30655
*Services: Child & Adolescent services are available to
(770) 267-8302 or 1-800-715-4225 (new
children and adolescents (under age 18) with a MH diagnosis
intake or crisis)
and/or substance abuse diagnosis and who meet Severely
*Services: Adolescent and adult substance
Emotionally Disturbed criteria. The services include: Adolescent
abuseindividual and family counseling, group
Substance Abuse Treatment (Inner Light)intense after-school
therapy, psychiatric medication maintenance.
program designed to address substance abuse issues. The
Cost: Insurance accepted and Sliding scale fee
program targets adolescents (age 14 to 17) who have been
identified as at risk for substance abuse problems. The

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program is divided into two levels. Level I meets once per week
for 1 hours. Level II meets three times per week, three hours
per day. The program is also divided into two components:
psycho-education and treatment. Length of stay is open-ended.

Atlanta Family Counseling Center Inc. (Formerly Family Recovery)


190 Camden Hill Rd Suite A Lawrenceville, GA 30045
Phone: (770) 513-8988
*Services: Evaluations Adult/Adolescent, Group Treatment Adult/Adolescent, Intensive Outpatient Program,
Individual Counseling, Drug Screens, DHR/DUI Approved Level l program for Multi-DUI offenders (Short-Term/LongTerm), Drug Awareness Works Group (DAWGS) 4 weeks
Cost: Accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Coventry, EAP, Humana, and Tricare Insurance

Additional Resources
Georgia Medicaid Non-Emergency

Division of Child Support Services


Phone: 1-877-423-4746
Transportation
*Services: All Georgia families have access to DCSS services,
Southeastrans, Inc.
Phone: 678-510-4555 Toll free: 1-866-388which include assistance with locating non-custodial parents,
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confirming paternity, establishing and enforcing child support
*Services: Non-Emergency Medical
and medical support orders, and collecting and distributing
Transportation is provided to Georgia Medicaid
payments. DCSS also provides the Georgia Fatherhood Services
Members who require Medicaid healthcare
Network and the Access and Visitation Program, both devoted to
services and have no other means of
increasing non-custodial parent involvement in a childs life.
transportation
Cost: No cost, must call in advance to schedule
transportation
o Georgia Legal Services Program

Athens Technical College Walton County Center GED


104 Marietta Street, Suite 250, Atlanta, GA
Program
30303
212 Bryant Rd. Monroe, GA 30655
Phone: 404-206-5175
Phone: 770-207-3131 or 770-207-3132
www.glsp.org
*Services: Classes that prepare the student to pass the GED
*Services: Help clients with problems involving
test. (Ages 16 to adult)
family violence, housing, healthcare, public
benefits, family, school issues and many more:
Attorneys do not handle criminal cases.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren


Athens Community Council on Aging
135 Hoyt Street Athens, GA 30601
Phone: 706-549-4850
Email: waltonhg@accaging.org;
Website: www.accaging.org
*Services: Provides support to grandparents
raising grandchildren through support groups,
case management, parenting education, legal
assistance, mentoring services, health counseling
and screenings.

Active Parenting of Teens: Families


In Action
Advantage Behavioral Health System
834 Hwy 11, South
Monroe, GA
Email: ljones2@advantagebhs.org
Phone: 770-267-8302 Ext. 18
Cost: Priceless - $0.00
Call or email for class schedule
*The program is designed to break down barrier
of communication, promote cooperation , address
challenges head-on, and learn skills that you can

Team Up Mentoring
Faith Baptist Church
1789 Hwy 11 Monroe, GA 30656
Contact Person: Anna Blount
Phone: 770-356-4820
Website: www.teamupmentoring.org
Monday-Thursday 9:00 am 5:00 pm
Services: Provides tutoring services after school programs,
WRAP Around services, plus mentoring for children and young
adults through the summer.

The Bridge of Georgia Center for Ability Development


109 Blaine St.
P.O. Box 542 Monroe, GA 30655
Phone:770-406-6111
email: Office@thebridgeofgeorgia.org
website: www.thebridgeofgeorgia.org
Services: Training for babysitters and caregivers, certification for CPR &
First Aid
o Project F.R.E.E. Parenting Classes
www.ugaprojectfree.com
Promoting stable homes and brighter futures for our children

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start using right away to put your family on a path


towards greater harmony and stability. Training
for baby sitters and care givers. Certification CPR
& First Aid certified.

A campus-Community Partnership to Intergrate Healthy Marriage


and Relationship Education into Family and Children Services.
They provide a hot meal, on-site childcare (space is
limited); and a $20 gift card. Each research participant
can earn up to $125.00

Alateen
Website: www.ga-al-anon.org
201 Alcovy St. Monroe, GA 30656
Meets every Thursday Night @ 8:00p.m.
Is a fellowship of young Al-Anon members, usually teenagers, whose lives have been affected by someones elses drinking.
Para una traduccion de esta informacion, pongase en contacto con Eleanora Scott, Coordinador LEP (Limited English
Proficiency) (770) 266-4476 correo electronico: escott@walton.k12.ga.us .
As required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the
Americans with Disabilities Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975,
and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Walton County School District does not discriminate on the basis
of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, handicap, disability genetic information, or veteran status in its
educational programs and activities. This includes but is not limited to admissions, educational services,
employment, and in any aspect of their operations. For additional information or referral to the appropriate system
coordinator, contact the system coordinator, Wilma Widmer, Chief Human Resources Officer at 200 Double Springs
Church Road, Monroe, Georgia 30656, or at 770-266-4410.

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