Education/Learning


South GA Technical College

Free Adult Education classes: Basic level designed to teach basic reading, writing, math, and language skills to adults performing on a 0-4 grade level, Intermediate level-designed to teach adults who have a minimal competence in reading, writing, math, and language and who are performing on grade levels 5-8, Secondary (GED) designed to teach all content areas required to pass the GED test. GED Testing available as needed on a scheduled basis

Service Area(s): Crisp Macon Marion Schley Sumter Webster

Anchorage, Inc.

Substance Abuse Long-term care: 16 weeks [54 men is maximum capacity limit). There is a waiting list. Based on Christianity and the 12-step program. After care: a little more freedom, clients can have employment

Service Area(s): Lee

Partners in the Early Education of Children with Handicaps (PEECH)

PEECH is a collaborative preschool program funded by the State of GA to provide free comprehensive services to disabled children between the ages of 3-5. Facility-based services: Serves the six local school systems. Preschool classes are taught by teachers certified in early childhood special education. Each child’s program is based on his or her individual educational needs. Community-based services: A special education preschool teacher works with the child and caregivers in that child’s day care center, preschool, or Head Start program. Home-based services: A teacher or qualified personnel work with the child and his caregivers in the home. Referral Process: Preschool teachers, physicians, health departments, Head Start, or other agencies involved in providing services to preschool-aged children. Anyone can initiate the screening process by calling or writing.

Service Area(s): Dooly Macon Schley Sumter Taylor Webster

Mental Health/Substance Abuse for Children and Adults

Provide mental health and addictive disease services designed to maintain and improve consumers’ quality of life and functioning in the community. Adult Program: Provides family, individual, group, and substance abuse counseling, crisis services, psychiatric and nursing services, Urine Drug Screens (UDS), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), medications and Medication Assistance Program (MAP) for the indigent. Children & Adolescent: Provides family, individual, and substance abuse counseling in-and-out of clinic, substance abuse prevention training/in-service, parent training, psychiatric and nursing services, Urine Drug Screens (UDS), crisis services, and prescriptions for medication

Service Area(s): Crisp Dooly Macon Marion Schley Sumter Taylor Webster
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