The Department of Family and Children Services is responsible for administering Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Medicaid, Food Stamps, Social Service programs and Childcare Assistance. Crisp County: (229) 276-2349 Dooly County: (229) 268-4111 Lee County: (229) 759-3000 Macon County: (478) 472-3700 Marion County: (229) 649-2311 Randolph County: (229) 732-3742 Schley County: (229) 937-2591 Stewart County: (229) 838-4335 Sumter County: (229) 931-2462 Sumter County Social Service Intake (229) 314-1521 Taylor County: (478) 862-5221 Terrell County: (229) 995-4431 Webster County: (229) 828-6265 Wilcox County (229) 365-2243
Must have primary diagnosis for substance abuse, but could have secondary diagnosis of mental health. Provide Case Management/Addictive Disease Support Services Classes include but not limited to: Psycho-education, substance abuse, parenting, anger management, mental health/illness, relapse prevention, triggers, stress management/relaxation.
Serve and assist families and children birth to 3 years old to enhance a child’s development if he/she is determined eligible for program. We are dedicated to case management for children and adolescents. Assisting technology devices, audiology, family training and counseling, certain health services, certain nursing services, nutrition services, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychological services, social work, special instruction, speech-language pathology, vision services
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.