Family Health Center

Resources

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Information on Patient Centered Medical Home

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Sign up for this free resource with patient education on conditions, medications, and rx vouchers

http://fromyourdoctor.com

Diabetes

ADA tool kit for patients

Hypertension and Heart Health

Smoking Cessation

Obesity

Information for Patients

CDC Resources for patients on weight:

COMMUNITY AND NATIONAL RESOURCES

CRISIS HELP LINES:

POLICE DEPARTMENT - BIBB COUNTY 478-751-7500

SHERRIFF DEPARTMENT- BIBB COUNTY 478-746-9441

American Addictions Centers

www.americanaddictionscenters.org

  • 1-888-987-2592
  • Referral network for locations coast to coast for inpatient drug/alcohol treatment centers
  • Private pay or insurance coverage. No Medicare. No Medicaid

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

  • 1800-273-TALK ( 1-800-273-8255)

Crisis Line and Safe House of Central Georgia Inc in Macon, GA

  • 478-738-9800; 478-745-9292
  • Non-profit organization located: 487 Cherry St. Macon, GA.
  • Funded by local, state, and federal grants, as well as community contributions
  • Goal is to provide crisis intervention, support, and safe shelter for victims of violent crimes, including sexual assault and domestic violence and educate about violence prevention

Crisis-Line-Psychiatric Crisis

  • 478-743-4673
  • 420 Charter Blvd; Macon, GA 31210

River Edge Mental Health- Macon, GA

www.river-edge.org

  • 478-803-7600

Alcoholics Anonymous

  • 478-745-2588

A&A Access Helpline & Detox

  • 478-788-1851
  • Treatment Program for addiction to alcohol, rehab and recovery clinic

Help Line for Crime Victims- Governor's Victim Assistance (HODAC)

  • 1-800-338-6745

National Drug and Alcohol Addictions Treatment Services

  • 1-877-403-1520

ABUSE/NEGLECT/EXPLOITATION/ABANDONMENT RESOURCE LIST:

Bibb County DFACS

  • 478-207-1350

Adult Protective Services Unit

  • 1-866-552-4464
  • Reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation of disabled adults or elderly

Macon Rescue Mission/Dove Center

  • 478-743-5445
  • Shelter for abused /battered women

Salvation Army Safe House for Battered Women's Shelter

  • 478-923-6294 (Warner Robins, GA)
  • 478-738-9800 (Macon, GA)
  • 478-743-5445 Rescue Mission

SENIOR SERVICES

Meals on Wheels of Macon & Bibb County Inc

  • 478-745-9140
  • 1212 Gray Hwy; Macon, GA 31211
  • For homebound senior citizens and individuals with disabilities. Meals are administrated by local nonprofit agencies and delivered by caring volunteers daily

Area Agency on Aging - Middle Georgia

www.middlegeorgiarc.org/aaa.php

  • 478-751-6466
  • 1-888-548-1456
  • Maintains an extensive database of services of interest to seniors

Blair House-Independent living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care

Golden Opportunities

  • 478-757-7817

Source Care Management

  • 1-888-762-2420

CHILDREN/YOUTH SERVICES:

The Methodist Home (information@themethodisthome.org)

  • 478-751-2800
  • 304 Pierce Ave, PO Box 2525 (31203); Macon, GA 31204
  • Home for a host of children and family programs and services

Georgia Industrial Children's Home (Campus of Twin Cedars Youth & Family Services)

  • 478-474-8220
  • 4690 Mumford Rd; Macon, GA 31210
  • Private non profit organization specializing in residential services for adolescent boys/girls with a focus on serving teen mothers and their babies, sexually aggressive and emotionally disturbed youths. Youth leadership, parenting, summer camps and educational programs

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Heart of Georgia (www.bbbsheartga.org)

  • 478-745-3984
  • An organization that helps children realize their potential and build futures -Volunteer driven

Scouts of America - Central Georgia

  • 478-743-9386 (boys) 478-935-2221 (girls)

FOOD BANKS:

Middle Georgia Community Food Bank

  • 478-741-8777
  • 4490 Ocmulgee East Blvd, Macon, GA
  • 137 College St., Macon, GA
  • Supplies food and other commodities to participating agencies helping needy people in Middle Georgia, at the lowest possible cost

SUPPORTIVE HOUSING AND SHELTERS:

(Serving the homeless and low income)

Macon Economic Opportunity Council Bibb

  • 478-738-3240
  • 478-750-8689 (transportation)
  • 653 Second St; Macon, GA 31210

Loaves and Fishes Macon Transitional Housing

  • 478-741-1007
  • 651 MLK Jr BLVD Macon, GA 31202

Macon Georgia Housing Authority

  • 478-752-5000
  • 2015 Felton Ave; Macon, GA 31201
  • Public Housing, low income affordable housing

Family Counseling Center of Central Georgia, Inc. Macon

  • 912-745-2811
  • 277 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd W; Macon, GA 31201
  • Provides housing assistance

Family Advancement Ministries

  • 478-746-9803
  • 538 Orange St; Macon, GA 31201

Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Middle Georgia

  • 478-745-6197
  • 901 Washington Ave; Macon, GA 31201
  • Provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Program

ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS:

Macon Outreach

  • 478-743-8026
  • 267 First St; Macon, GA 31210
  • Helps provide emergency assistance with utilities. An appointment is required. Must have notice of service being cut-off. Mailing info: P.O. Box 149 Macon, GA 31202

Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church

  • 478-745-0507
  • 2501 Shurling Dr. Macon, GA 31211
  • Assists with utility bills; no phone bills

Mother and Child Ministries, Inc

  • 478-745-7165
  • 570 High Place; Macon, GA 31201
  • Serve single parents with children 6 yrs and younger in crisis situations. Provide financial assistance for utilities, clothing and shoes for babies/children, diapers, and car seats

Mid-state Baptist Association

  • 478-750-9573

EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES:

Labor Finders

  • 478-741-4500
  • 3108 Mercer University Dr #A; Macon, GA

Snelling Personnel Services

  • 478-477-7747
  • 3327 Northside Dr; Macon, GA 31210

Express Employment

  • 478-743-9559
  • 1408 Forsyth St; Macon, GA

A J Temporary Svc

  • 478-755-9810
  • 2661 Montpelier Ave; Macon, GA 31204

UNEMPLOYMENT AGENCIES:

Georgia State Government Labor Dept (www.unemploymentapply.com/GA)

  • 478-751-6164; 478-751-6062
  • 3090 Mercer University Dr; Macon, GA 31204

CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS/Thrift Stores

The Salvation Army

  • 478-746-8572
  • 478-743-3225

Goodwill Industries

  • 478-757-9769
  • 478-757-9769
  • 478-785-0699
  • 478-475-9995 (automotive service center)

United Way- Central Georgia

  • 478-745-4732
  • 277 MLK Jr BLVD Ste 301; Macon, GA
  • Provide leadership to the community by mobilizing human and financial resources to solve important social problems
  • https://www.unitedwaycg.org

EDUCATION

Literacy Council of Macon County

  • 478-472-2777
  • 736 Hwy 26 W; Oglethorpe, GA 31068

Georgia College and State University

  • 1-800-342-0471

Bibb County Public Schools

  • 478-765-8711

Reading and Learning Center

  • 478-477-1960
  • 4950 Northside Dr; Macon, GA 31210
  • Serves children 0-7 yrs of age; independent

TRANSPORTATION (public)

Greyhound Bus Lines (greyhound.com)

  • 478-743-5411
  • 65 Spring St; Macon, GA

Macon Bibb County Transit Authority

  • 478-746-1354
  • 175 Lower Bay St; Macon, GA

Groome Transportation

  • 478-471-1616
  • Transportation within Georgia to: Atlanta, Athens, Columbus, Macon, and Nashville airports

MEDICAL SERVICES

Clinics

  • Macon Volunteer Clinic - 478-755-1110 (free primary care and limited pharmaceutical aide for uninsured working adults). Located at 376 Rogers Ave; Macon, GA
  • First Choice Primary Care - 478-787-4266 (assist with self pay or those with limited funds). Located at 770 Walnut St; Macon, GA

Help with understanding/obtaining insurance:

Other resources for cost efficient healthcare:

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FREE LEGAL AID GEORGIA

Georgia Legal Services- Macon Regional Office

  • 478-751-6261; 1-800-560-2855
  • Offers assistance for domestic violence victims and other criminal victims

NUTRITIONAL COUNSELING

Diabetes Healthways

  • Medical Center of Central Georgia
  • 478-633-1531

Weight Watchers

  • 800-651-6000/ 478-477-1963

Medi Weight Loss Clinic

  • 1062 Forsyth St, Macon, Ga
  • 478-257-6221