Community Resources

This page contains a list of some of the resources available to the local community. The resources listed on this page are not part of, or operated by, Fork Chapel UMC, or the United Methodist Church. However they could be helpful to our church members. Links to the website for each organization are included as well as their phone number. The narratives for each organization are taken directly from their respective websites and all their facts have not been verified by Fork Chapel.

Copyrights for the logos of each of the organizations shown here are owned by their respective organizations.

Senior Care Resources

Caring.com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones. We have been featured by AARP, The Administration for Community Living, The National Legal Resource Center, and Forbes, as well as referenced by many governmental agencies and organizations across the Internet.

Food Pantry

The Greene County Food Pantry was founded in 2007, as a 501c3, non profit, tax deductible organization. We serve all that qualify for assistance, and are especially partial to senior citizens. Over 30% of our clients are seniors living below the poverty level.

Our mission is to assist those in the community by providing a nutritionally sound assortment of canned goods, box dinners, rice, beans, pasta, cereal, fruit, meat, bread, etc in quantities large enough to provide for a few meals every month.

Greene County Food Pantry Logo

Link https://www.greenecountyfoodpantry.org/

Phone 706 453 1380

Pregnancy Center

The First Call Pregnancy Center are a resource to assist and advise you in the event of an unplanned pregnancy, or to help and educate mothers and fathers on taking care of their baby. We love our clients! Our center offers kind, compassionate, evidence based education. We will not judge you or tell you what to do! The center has some exciting changes, with many new volunteers and employees, and new programs to better serve you. Our amazing, loving volunteers serve as Receptionists, Baby Boutique Personal Shoppers, Earn While You Learn Coaches, Mommy Group Mentors, and Client Advocates.

First Call Pregnancy Center Logo

Link https://firstcall.me/

Phone 706 453 1908

Domestic Violence Help

The Circle Of Love Center, Inc. provides direct and support services to victims and their children through residential (shelter) and non-residential services in our five-county area – Greene, Morgan, Putnam, Baldwin and Hancock counties.

We work to raise community awareness and understanding of domestic violence issues and we are committed to making a difference in lives of families.

Circle Of Love Logo

Link https://colinc.org/

Phone 706 453 4017

Addiction Help

Established in 1979, Penfield Addiction Ministries, Inc is a nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization carrying out its mission to “Reclaim Alcohol and Drug Addicted Men And Women Through Christ and Christian Love.”

For more than forty years we have successfully helped over 550 people per year find freedom from addiction and reclaim health, family, and productivity.

We also provide support and counseling for client families. The program at Penfield teaches evidenced-based recovery as well as relapse prevention from a Christian perspective.

Penfield Addiction Ministries Logo

Link https://www.paminc.org/

Phone 706 453 7929

Alcoholics Anonymousis a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

For general information on AA
https://aa.org/

For general information on AA in Georgia
https://www.aageorgia.org/ Phone: 478-745-2588

For a calendar of meetings in the Athens area Serving Athens-Clarke, Barrow, Jackson, and Oconee Counties including Athens, Auburn, Bethlehem, Bishop, Commerce, Hoschton, Jefferson, Watkinsville, and Winder, GA
https://find.aageorgia.org/meetings/zone/16b

For a calendar of meetings in the Greene County area including Greensboro.
https://find.aageorgia.org/meetings/city/greensboro

For a calendar of meetings in the Morgan County area including Madison and Rutledge.
https://find.aageorgia.org/meetings/county/morgan+county

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