Resources for Jackson County

Jackson County Resource Directory
http://www.helpjacksoncounty.com/pages/index/page:10

DFCS Office

County Director – Mary Barrett Yancey
456 Athens Street Jefferson, Georgia 30549-0526
Direct Office Number (706) 367-3000

Training

FaithBridge Foster Care: 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.

Support

Piedmont CASA, Inc. (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
Michelle Black, Executive Director
P.O. Box 605 Jefferson, GA, 30549
Phone: 470-429-5055
Email: mblack@piedmontcasa.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
3706 Atlanta Hwy, Suite 1 Athens, GA 30606

Vicki Hawkins
Phone: (706) 543-6177 Toll Free 1-877-722-2445 Fax: (404) 479-4166
vicki.hawkins@qualitycareforchildren.org

Elite Academy
67 Boone Road, Hoschton, GA 30548
Phone: (706) 658-2343

Georgia Kids Academy
4336 Hwy. 53, Hoschton, GA 30548
Phone: (706) 654-5437

The Children’s Place at New Liberty
59 Charlie Smith Road, Braselton, GA 30517
Phone: (706) 870-2838

Healthcare

Jackson County Health Department
623 South Elm Street Commerce, GA 30529
Phone: 706-335-3895 706-621-1245 Fax: 706-335-6307

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

Babies Can’t Wait
202 Ben Burton Cir. Bogart, Ga 30622
Phone: (706) 369-6101 Fax: (706) 369-5709 Referral: (706) 369-6105
Ruth Newcomb Ruth.Newcomb@dph.ga.gov

Children 1st
202 Ben Burton Circle Bogart, Ga 30622
Phone:(706) 227-7182 Fax:(706) 227-7184
Robin O’Donnell Robin.O’Donnell@dph.ga.gov

Children’s Medical Services
645 Meigs Street Athens, Ga 30601
Phone:(706) 389-6923 Fax:(706) 552-4536
Jill Stewart Jill.Stewart@dph.ga.gov

Testing/Inspections

Jackson County Environmental Health (Water and Septic Inspections)
260 Lee Street Jefferson, GA 30549
Phone: 706-367-3643 Fax: 706-367-8070

Drug Testing/Lab Work

Any Lab Test Now – www.anylabtestnow.com – please request a 12-panel drug screen. $69
3200 Woodward Crossing, Suite B103 Buford, GA 30519
Phone:678-990-8528 Fax:678-384-5825

LabCorp – www.labcorp.com – please request a 10-panel drug screen. An order from your doctor is required.
70 Medical DR Commerce, GA 30529
Phone: 706-335-1430

Concentra – www.concentra.com – Please request a 10-panel drug screen. $58
755 Lawrenceville Suwanee Road Suite 1600 Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Phone: 770.995.1500 Fax: 770.995.1729

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
Jackson County Health Department
623 South Elm Street Commerce, GA 30529
Phone: 706-335-3895 706-621-1245 Fax: 706-335-6307