Ware County

Short Business Description
Action Pact provides a variety of services services in 18 counties, with the administrative offices located in Waycross. Contact the Human Resources department to find out what services are available in your area and how Action Pact can help.
Qualifications to Receive Services
Most services are based on household income and family size. Some, like the day care/educational programs and the senior centers, are also based on age.
Services Provided

Depending on the county and funding availability: Head Start, Early Head Start, energy assistance, senior centers. Follow the website address to find the contact information and programs for your counties.

Phone Number
912-285-6083
Address
510 Tebeau Street
Waycross, GA 31501
Counties We Serve
Appling, Bacon, Brantley, Candler, Charlton, Effingham, Long, Pierce, Tattnall, Toombs, Ware, Wayne
Short Business Description
Provides legal services for low-income people who need help with civil, non-legal issues in all counties except those of metropolitan Atlanta.
Qualifications to Receive Services
Low-income. Civil issues only.
Services Provided

Call for legal questions

Phone Number
877-808-0553 or 866-442-3676
Address
1607 Union Street
Brunswick, GA 31520
Counties We Serve
Appling, Bacon, Brantley, Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Candler, Charlton, Chatham, Effingham, Evans, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Pierce, Tattnall, Toombs, Ware, Wayne
Short Business Description
Goodwill Opportunity Centers provide support and services designed to address job seekers' individual needs and barriers. We help address critical family and life support issues with referrals to partner organizations and direct support like transportation and career clothing vouchers. Career Specialists help clients assess their strengths and explore career choices with one-on-one coaching.
Qualifications to Receive Services
Free. Registration required. Everyone is served except for convicted sex offenders.
Services Provided

Support, education and employment services. Donation drop-off boxes are also available.

Phone Number
912-354-6611
Address
2101 Memorial Drive
Waycross, GA 31501
Counties We Serve
Pierce, Ware
Short Business Description
Donate and purchase gently used items to help people in our community build better lives.
Qualifications to Receive Services
N/A
Services Provided

Drop-off center as well as retail location where items can be purchased to support members of the community. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Phone Number
912-354-6611
Address
2101 Memorial Drive
Waycross, GA 31501
Counties We Serve
Ware
Short Business Description
Our mission is to develop, provide, coordinate, and advocate for services that assist older individuals, at-risk adults, persons with disabilities, their families, and caregivers.Our vision is to assist individuals in Living Longer, Living Safely, and Living Well.
Qualifications to Receive Services
Call for details: 888-732-4464
Services Provided

The following programs and services receive federal and state funding through contracts between the Southern Georgia Regional Commission and the Department of Human Services Division of Aging Services or the Department of Community Health. While some services are provided by AAA staff, most programs are sub-contracted to cities, counties, and other organizations that contribute local monies to provide services directly in their communities.

• Information and Assistance
• Elderly Legal Assistance Program
• Alzheimer's Adult Day Care
• Home Modification (Wheelchair Ramp Construction)
• Intake for Elderly Disabled Waiver Program
• Homemaker Services
• Personal Care Services
• Caregiver In-Home Respite Services​
• Wellness Programs
• Nutrition Services, including Senior Center Services, Home Delivered Meals, and Nutrition Education
• Coordinated Transportation

Phone Number
888-732-4464
Address
1937 Carlton Adams Drive

Waycross, GA 31503
Counties We Serve
Bacon, Brantley, Charlton, Pierce, Ware
Short Business Description
Focuses on pregnant women, infants, and toddlers up to age 3 as well as parents. It aids in the transition into Head Start or another pre-K program. It promotes healthy prenatal outcomes, enhance development of very young children and healthy family functioning.
Qualifications to Receive Services
Services are free based on family size and income eligibility.
Services Provided

Services encompass the full range of a family's needs from pregnancy through a child's third birthday. Child care, nutrition education, parenting education, disability screening and navigating the system.

Phone Number
912-490-0201
Address
1403 Pendergast Street, Suite A
Waycross, GA 31501
Counties We Serve
Ware
Short Business Description
The Ware Children’s Initiative is the Georgia Family Connection Collaborative for Ware County. It brings together community partners to address the serious challenges facing children and families.
Services Provided

Monthly family connections to share resources and news. Meetings at 8:30 a.m. on the 3rd Thursday.

Phone Number
912-816-5317
Address
P.0. 2801
Waycross, GA 31502-2801
Counties We Serve
Ware
Short Business Description
Head Start increases the school readiness, and assists in the mental, social and emotional development of children 3-4 years old in low-income families. Also has a Pre-K program for children from 4-5 years old.
Qualifications to Receive Services
Services are free based on family size and income eligibility.
Services Provided

Children and their families receive child care, health, nutrition, social, and other services. Provides individualized early learning opportunities, including social skills and emotional well-being. Language and literacy learning; health, nutrition, dental, and mental health services; family goal planning and early intervention services for children with disabilities are also provided.

Phone Number
912-285-1844
Address
1235 McDonald St.
Waycross, GA 31501
Counties We Serve
Ware
Short Business Description
Provides energy and financial assistance
Qualifications to Receive Services
Based on household income and family size, when funding is available.
Services Provided

Provides energy and financial assistance

Phone Number
912-285-6083
Address
510 Tebeau Street
Waycross, GA 31501
Counties We Serve
Ware