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Mentor Resources

Below you'll find a list of various resources offered in the ACC community. If you have any questions about this list, please contact us.

Community Resources

Education

Athens Tech (706) 355-5000 www.athenstech.edu

Clarke County School District (706) 546-7721 www.clarke.k12.ga.us

Explorers (Career education program for ages 14-20)

ACCPD (706) 613-3330

Sheriff (706) 613-3270

Fire Dept (706) 613-3360

HEAD Start (706) 546-8330

UGA (706) 542-3000 www.uga.edu


Legal

Better Business Bureau 866-225-1090

Crime Stoppers Tip Line (706) 613-3342

Courts

Federal (706) 227-1094

Juvenile (706) 613-3270

Magistrate (706) 613-3310

Municipal (706) 613-3690

Probate (706) 613-3320

State (706) 613-3200

Superior (706) 613-3163

District Attorney (Criminal Felonies) (706) 613-3240

Fingerprinting

ACCPD (706) 613-3330

ACCSO (706) 613-3250

UGAPD (706) 542-5813 (706) 227-5362

GA Legal Services (Civil matters)

Jail (706) 613-3270

Landlord/Tenant Hotline (800) 369-4706

Law Enforcement

ACCPD (non-emergency) (706) 613-3330

ACCSD (706) 613-3250

FBI (706) 549-6477

GA State Patrol (706) 542-8660

GBI (706) 542-7901

UGAPD (706) 542-5813

Passports (877) 487-2778 www.travel.state.gov

Public Defender (criminal matters) (706) 369-6440

Solicitor General (Criminal Misdemeanors) (706) 613-3215

Youth Detention Center (770) 535-5465


Medical

Athens Neighborhood Health Centers

College Avenue (Spanish translator available) (706) 546-5526

McKinley Drive (706) 543-1145

After-hours emergency (706) 357-9706

Athens Regional Medical Center (706) 475-7000

Flu Shots (706) 542-8600

Health Department

Main (706) 542-8600

East Athens (706) 369-5816

Mercy Ministries (706) 425-9445 www.mercyhealthcenter.net

Nurse’s Clinic (706) 613-6976

Peachcare for Kids (877) 427-3224

Prescription Drug Discount Card (877) 321-2652

St. Mary’s Hospital (706) 548-7581


Miscellaneous Resources

Advantage Behavioral Health Services www.advantagebhs.org

Clinic (706) 542-8656

ER Services (706) 354-3973

Hotline (800) 715-4225

Alcohol/Drug (706) 369-5745

Child & Adolescent Services (706) 369-6363

Athens Transit (706) 613-3430 www.athenstransit.com

Babies Can’t Wait (Early Intervention Services) (706) 369-6101

Birth Certificates (Health Department) (706) 542-8600

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) (706) 613-1922

The Cottage (Sexual Assault Center) (706) 546-1133

24 hr Hotline (706) 353-1912

DFACS (706) 227-7079

Family Connection (706) 369-9732

Family Protection Center 2795 Lexington Road

GA Department of Labor (706) 583-2550

Goodwill of NE Georgia (706) 433-1908

Hands on Athens/NE Georgia (706) 353-1313

Home Investment Partnerships Program (706) 613-3155

Immigration/ICE (404) 893-1210 www.ice.gov

Job Hotline (706) 613-3100

One Athens (706) 542-7553

Project Safe (24 hour Hotline) (706) 543-3331

Salvation Army (706) 543-5350

Teen Matters

Barber Street (706) 369-5670

Cedar Shoals Drive (706) 227-7198

Public Assistance

ACTION, Inc. (Rent & Utility/Heating/Cooling assistance) (706) 546-8293

Athens Housing Authority (706) 425-5300

Catholic Social Services (Low-income assistance, especially those in the Hispanic community; some immigration assistance) (706) 548-9421

Community Connection 211 (706) 353-1313 www.communityconnection211.com

DFACS (706) 227-7000 www.dfcs.dhr.georgia.gov

Food Banks

Athens Area Emergency Food Bank (706) 353-8182

Food Bank of NE Georgia (706) 354-8191

Food Bank Referral (706) 549-1142

Homeless Coalition of NE Georgia (706) 353-1313

Homeless Day Center (Peter Street) (706) 354-1154 www.athenshomelessshelter.org

Homeless Shelter (Barber Street) (706) 354-0423

HED (Low Income Housing) (706) 613-3155

HUD (404) 331-5001

Section 8 Voucher Program (706) 369-5636


Things to Do

Athens Creative Theater (ACT) (706) 613-3628 www.athenscreativetheater.com

Athens Greenway (706) 613-3615 www.athensgreenway.com

Ben Burton Park

Cook’s Trail

Dudley Park

North Oconee River Greenway & Park

Athens Regional Library (706) 613-3650

Fourth Street (706) 549-7017

Garnett Ridge (Spanish available) (706) 548-5001

Pauldoe Street (706) 353-2823

Broad Acres Enrichment Center (706) 613-3600

Classic Center (706) 208-0900 www.classiccenter.com

Event line (706) 357-4555

Classic City Tours (706) 353-1820

Convention & Visitor’s Bureau (706) 357-4430 www.visitathensga.com

East Athens Community Center (706) 613-3593

East Athens Educational Dance Center (706) 613-3624

East Athens Community Park (706) 208-0185

Georgia Museum of Art (706) 542-4662 www.georgiamuseum.org

Leisure Services (706) 613-3625 www.accleisureservices.com

Bishop Park (706) 613-3589

Holland Youth Sports Complex (706) 613-3604

Lay Park & Community Center (706) 613-3596

Memorial Park (706) 613-3580

Satterfield Park (706) 613-3589

SE Clarke Park (706) 613-3871

Lyndon House Arts Center (706) 613-3623

Morton Theater (706) 613-3770 www.mortontheater.com

Nuci’s Space (706) 227-1515 www.nuci.org

Parkview Neighborhood Center (706) 613-3601

Pinewoods Community Library & Ed Center (706) 613-3708

Sandy Creek Park (706) 613-3631 www.sandycreekpark.com

UGA Athletics www.georgiadogs.com

UGA Performing Arts Center (706) 542-1668

Event line (706) 542-4400

Welcome Center (706) 353-1820 www.athenswelcomecenter.com

YMCA (706) 543-6596 www.athensymca.org


Volunteer Opportunities

Animal Shelter (706) 613-3540 www.athensclarkecounty.com/animalcontrol

Habitat for Humanity (706) 208-1001 www.athenshabitat.com

Hands on Athens/NE Georgia (706) 353-1313 www.handsonnorthestgeorgia.com

Humane Society (706) 353-2287

Leisure Services (706) 613-3625