Family Assistance


Kent Hill Youth Development Program, Inc.

Designed to offer help to the youth of Americus academically and socially, through tutoring sessions, social events, individual counseling, educational & social outings. SAT preparations, career awareness, drug abuse, teenage pregnancy, and common courtesies. Educational learning experiences through a week-long summer camp, during which professional football athletes come as role-models and engage in activities with the students on “Super Saturday.” This helps the students who need love and support of an adult role model that may help and inspire them to improve their lives.

Service Area(s): Sumter

TLC Foster Parent Program

Placement: Regularly accept referrals from the DFCS, DJJ, and Mental Health agencies. Open to working with private families but suggest that community assistance be explored before considering out of home placement. Referrals are received by completing the online admission referral packet located on this website.  Upon request, a referral packet can be mailed or faxed but please include a social summary and/or a current (within one year) psychological evaluation. All mailed and faxed referrals should be sent to the Intake Coordinator. Immediate Care: Provide temporary placement for children in crisis situations. Children can stay in this facility for up to 90 days. Housing is available for a total of 16 children, 8 boys and 8 girls. The purpose is to prepare the residents for a permanent placement by providing emotional support and guidance with behavior management.

Salvation Army

To provide medical, rental, clothing, food, and other services to those in need (Youth Programs, Financial Emergency Assistance, Service Units and Centers, Disaster Relief, Mortgage & Medical Assistance)

Service Area(s): Baker Calhoun Colquitt Decatur Dougherty Early Grady Lee Miller Mitchell Seminole Terrell Thomas Worth

Love and Mercy Outreach Programs, Inc.

Strive to give each youth the opportunity to achieve his/her potential through support, encouragement, supervision, structure, education, training and advocacy

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