Community Resources


Resources for Basic Needs


Pickens County Basic Needs Guide

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

CARES (for food)
706 253-4778

DFCS
1-855-422-4453



Mental Health

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

Coronavirus Counseling Tips Sheet

Talking with your student:



Contact Information

Please email us at any time for additional resources.

Whitneycarnes@pickenscountyschools.org or work cell: 706 273-8690

Kaylakinser@pickenscountyschools.org

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