Welcome to the Help Jackson County website. Here you will find valuable resources in Jackson County Georgia.
Family
Organization Name:
Parent to Parent
Contact Person:
Ken Green
Phone Number:
(678)425-2817
Address:
179 W. Athens Street, Winder, GA 30680
Agency Mission Statement or area of responsibility:
Parent to Parent is a video based program that helps parents develop competence, confidence, and commitment to guide children through the adolescent years.
Organization Name:
People First, Athens, GA (Covers Jackson County)
Contact Person:
Amanda Alford
Phone Number:
(706)542-3457 office -- (706)540-7734 cell
Address:
850 College Station Road #G27 Athens, GA 30605
Agency Mission Statement or area of responsibility:
An advocacy group composed of people of all ages with disabilities “supporting one another and making a difference in our community.”
Financial
Organization Name:
The Ark of Jackson County, Jefferson, GA
Contact Person:
Ms. Cheryl Wienges, Director
Phone Number:
706-367-8365
Address:
Jefferson Presbyterian Church
Agency Mission Statement or area of responsibility:
Thurman Hall of Jefferson Presbyterian church, 243 Washington Street, Jefferson GA. Our mission is designed to help Jackson County residents who have had a verifiable emergency loss of income with (limited) financial assistance to help meet basic household expenses.
Key Annual Dates & Events:
(Wed. mornings 9-11:00 am)
Organization Name:
Community Connection of NEGA
Contact Person:
Julie meehan, Executive Director
Phone Number:
211 or 706-353-1313
Address:
1865 West Broad Street Suite C, Athens GA 30606
Email:
Website:
Agency Mission Statement or area of responsibility:
Community Connection of North East Georgia provides referrals for any need, including financial assistance, food, child care, clothing, shelter, and health care to individuals throughout fourteen Northeast Georgia counties.
Key Annual Dates & Events:
A Taste of Athens February 22; MLK Day of Service Jan 19
Food Bank
Organization Name:
Banks-Jackson Food Bank
Contact Person:
Patti Bearden
Phone Number:
706-335-5143
Address:
PO Box 25 111 Atlanta Ave. Commerce, GA 30529
Agency Mission Statement or area of responsibility:
Banks Jackson Food Bank is a church and community sponsored food bank serving Banks and Jackson County residents. We give out boxes of food and produce 4 times a week. Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30-1:30 (except major holidays), and Monday evening from 6-8 pm. Each household may get food once every 30 days. Your initial visit requires a referral from an area church, DFCS, or other community resource. On the first visit you will receive a punch card to let you know when you can come back. We are a completely volunteer organization. For volunteer information or donations please contact the food bank.