Community Resources


Resources for Basic Needs


The Pickens County Family Connection Website
www.pickens.gafcp.org

DFCS
1-855-422-4453



Food

CARES
1-706 253-4778

Cool Springs Baptist Church
1-770-735-1458

Dept. Family & Child - Food Stamps
1-877-423-4746

MUST Ministries
1-770-479-5397

North GA Community Action
1-706-692-6803

Talking Rock Baptist
1-706-253-7733

WIC
1-706-253-2821



Mental Health


Appalachian Children's Center
1-706-273-2225

Collaborations (Bear Cottage)
1-706-692-7209

Georgia Crisis and Access Line
1-800-715-4225 

Georgia DBHDD
1-678-947-2818

GA Hope
1-706-279-0405

Highland Rivers Center
1-706-253-1112

Joy House Counseling Center
1-678-452-2037

National Alliance on Mental Illness
1-770-735-3686

Ruth House
1-706-334-7202

Timothy House
1-706-253-5840



Domestic Violence/Legal


Appalachian Family Law Center
1-706-299-1444

Georgia Legal Services Program
1-800-745-5717

North Georgia Mountain Crisis Network
1-706-632-8400



In Case of an Emergency


Georgia Crisis and Access Line
1-800-715-4225

National Suicide Prevention Line
1-800-273-8255

Crisis Textline
Text HOME to 741741

National Center for School Crisis & Bereavement
1-888-53-NCSCB (1-888-536-2722)

https://www.schoolcrisiscenter.org 
info@schoolcrisiscenter.org 
Twitter: @schoolcrisisorg

If you or someone you know is experiencing any sadness, anger, frustration, anxiety, or any other mental health symptoms, please know that there is help. Even during COVID-19 your child can receive mental health support through the phone or video.

Simply contact Georgia HOPE at 706-279-0405 OR https://gahope.org/make-a-referral/.





COVID-19


Covid-19 Community Economic Relief
1-866-211-9966

Department of Education Website
Search - Covid-19 and schools


For a list of all of the community resources, please visit the "Pickens County Basic Needs Guide" link listed below.

Pickens County Basic Needs Guide


Talking With Your Student:



Contact Information


Please email us at any time for additional resources.

Kayla Kinser - School Social Worker, Pickens County Schools
Kaylakinser@pickenscountyschools.org

Kelsey Hughes - School Counselor, Harmony Elementary School
Kelseyhughes@pickenscountyschools.org