Resources for Cherokee County

Training

Foster & Adoptive Parent Association of Cherokee County
PO Box 2473
Woodstock, GA 30188
info@cherokeefosteradopt.org

FaithBridge: http://www.faithbridgefostercare.org/training/foster-parent-training/

If you have a pool, lake, pond, creek, river, or other body of water on your property, a water safety certification course must be completed annually. Online certification courses can be found at www.onlinewatersafetycourse.com or www.homepoolessentials.org or www.icceonline.com/page/page/1572627.htm.

DFCS Office

105 Lamar Haley Parkway Canton, GA 30115
Direct Office Number (770) 720-3610

Support

CASA for Children (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
Deidre Hollands, Executive Director
1083 Marietta Hwy. Canton, GA, 30114
Phone: 770-345-3274 Fax: 770-345-3275
info@casacherokee.org

Cherokee County Foster & Adoptive Parent Association
Marie Blackwell, President
Phone: 770-378-0759
mblackwell@fosteroradopt.org

Hope 4 Tomorrow Mentoring Program (through Foster Care Support Foundation) (Serves all counties)
http://www.fostercares.org/mentoring
Jordan Rayburn, Hope 4 Tomorrow Mentoring Coordinator
Cell: 770-317-3749
mentor@fostercares.org

Daycare

Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
913 N. Tennessee Street, Suite 202 Cartersville, GA 30120
Gloria Calhoun
Phone: (770) 387-0828 Toll Free 1-800-308-1825 Fax: (678) 721-6676
gloria.calhoun@qualitycareforchildren.org

Bells Ferry Learning Center
6761 Highway 92, Woodstock, GA 30189
Phone: (770) 591-1100

Children’s Academy of Hickory Flat
4360 Hickory Rd., Canton, GA 30115
Phone: (770) 345-2929

DECS Childcare School
5265 Highway 92, Acworth, GA 30102
Phone: (770) 974-5831

Healthcare

Cherokee County Health Dept.
7545 North Main St, Suite 100 Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: 770-928-0133

Find which Amerigroup providers are in your area by clicking this link: https://providers.amerigroup.com/pages/providerdirectory.aspx

Babies Can’t Wait/Children 1st/Children’s Medical Services
North Georgia Health District
1710 Whitehouse Ct.
Dalton, Ga 30720
Phone: (706) 529-5763 Ext 2301 Fax: (706) 529-5794 Referral: (888) 276-1558
Lois Blockley lois.blockley@dph.ga.gov

Drug Testing/Lab Work

Any Lab Test Now – www.anylabtestnow.com – please request a 12-panel drug screen. $69
440 Ernest W Barrett Pkwy NW #23, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone: (770) 919-9144

LabCorp – www.labcorp.com – please request a 10-panel drug screen. An order from your doctor is required.
450 Northside Cherokee BLVD Canton, GA 30115
Phone: 770-720-5117
Fax: 770-720-5124

Concentra – www.concentra.com – Please request a 10-panel drug screen. $58
220 Cobb Parkway North Ste. 400 Marietta, GA 30062
Phone: 770.424.7125
Fax:770.424.7127

Bethesda Community Clinic – www.bethesdacommunityclinic-cherokee.com – income based, but must do physical, TB and Drug screen there. It is about $150.
111 Mountain Brook Dr., Suite 100 Canton, GA 30115
Phone: (678) 880-9654
Email: frontoffice@bcccherokee.org

Water and Sewer Testing

Cherokee County Water and Sewer Authority (Water Testing)
140 West Main Street Canton, GA 30114
Phone: (770) 479-1813

Cherokee County Environmental Health (Septic Testing)
1130 Bluffs Parkway Canton, GA 30114
Phone: 770-479-0444 Fax: 770-345-3222

Supplies

Foster Care Support Foundation – Distribution Center (Serves all counties)
115 Mansell Place, Roswell, GA 30076
Phone: 770-641-9591
Request an application and appointment by emailing appt@fostercares.org

WIC
Cherokee County Health Dept.
7545 North Main St, Suite 100 Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: 770-928-0133

Woodstock WIC Clinic
7545 North Main St, Suite 100 Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: 1-866-942-9675 Fax: 770-928-6194