Family Assistance

Hephzibah Children’s Home

To provide a Christ-centered, safe, and wholesome residential environment for at-risk children and young people. Residential Group Home for children ages 6-18 needing levels of care I, II and III. 60-bed facility (six group homes), most children are in state custody. Level of Care I: Occasional mild and emotional and/or behavioral problems that interfere with the child’s ability to function in the family, school and/or community. The focus of care is on reassurance, consistency and regular parenting type activities with guidance and supervision needed to develop normalized social skills to ensure emotional and physical well-being. Level of Care II: Mild emotional and/or behavioral management problems that interfere with the child’s ability to function in the family, school and/or community. Likely has a mental health diagnosis. Behaviors include infrequent impulsive or deliberate acts result in minor property destruction, nonviolent anti-social acts and some oppositional behavior. Care, treatment and supervision are provided in the supportive settings of residential facilities. Level of Care III: Moderate and/or occasional serious emotional and/or behavioral management problems that interfere with his/her ability to function in the family, school and/or community outside of a therapeutic setting. Supervision and treatment are provided through therapeutic activities designed to improve the child’s social, emotional and educational functioning and to teach pro-social, adaptive skills.


To learn as much as possible about the experiences of families with Alzheimer’s or related dementia in this region, to reduce caregiver burden and improve or sustain caregiver physical and emotional health. This is accomplished by identifying the areas that the caregiver feels are their most challenging or where they need help and to link families to the resources/programs that are most appropriate to meet their needs. Once the family is invited to participate in the REACH program, they receive coaching in problem solving skills and how to access information and resources to empower them to continue to cope with their challenges even after the program is ended. Participation in the full GA REACH Project consists of twelve home or telephone based sessions, participation in five telephone discussions with other caregivers.

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

Inner Harbour

Offers a variety of therapeutic and educational services for children and families. Services are provided to young people from 6 to18 years old. TRICARE approved for ages 6-17. Inner Harbour specializes in treating children and adolescents with significant psychiatric illness and impairment in behavioral, cognitive, emotional, familial, and/or social functioning. Admissions approval requires both clinical and financial clearance. Services are provided to clients regardless of race, gender, creed, national origin, or disability.

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