Wayne County

Services Provided

Administers programs provided by the state Division of Aging services, which helps older Georgians stay in their homes and communities. Handles the Elderly and Disabled Waiver Program. Supports family members and caregivers.

Phone Number
912-367-3648
Address
331 West Parker St.
Baxley, GA 31513
Counties We Serve
Appling, Candler, Evans, Tattnall, Toombs, 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.

Phone Number
912-710-8277
Address
990 N. Macon St.
Jesup, GA 31545
Counties We Serve
Liberty, Long, Wayne
Short Business Description
Drop off and purchase gently used items to help people in our community build better lives.
Qualifications to Receive Services
None
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
990 North Macon St.
Jesup, GA 31545
Counties We Serve
Wayne
Short Business Description
This is the local decision-making body that focuses on the serious challenges facing children and families. It brings together community partners to develop, implement, and evaluate plans to prevent child abuse, reduce high school dropout rates and ensure residents have healthy and productive lives.
Services Provided

Information and referral

Phone Number
912-256-2150
Address
367 Bamboo St. Jesup, GA 31545
Jesup, GA 31545
Counties We Serve
Wayne
Short Business Description
Head Start is a free education program for eligible children 3-4 years old. Also available is Pre-K for children 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
912-427-4527
Address
724 N. 4th St.
Jesup, GA 31545
Counties We Serve
Wayne
Short Business Description
Helps seniors and others with energy and financial assistance, when funding is available
Qualifications to Receive Services
Seniors must be at least 65. Energy and financial service depends on family size on household income
Services Provided

Programs for seniors may include daily activities, opportunities for social interaction,field trips, meals, home-delivered meals for those who cannot visit a center, nutrition education and recreation.

Phone Number
912-427-7797
Address
247 South 2nd Street
Jesup, GA 31545
Counties We Serve
Wayne