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Non Emergency Numbers

  • 211, Telephone Referrals: Provides general information and referrals for service agencies in Central Georgia.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous: Meeting Information 478-746-6652
  • Middle GA Ambulance: 478-741-4141
  • Crisis Line on Middle GA: 478-745-9292
  • Fire Department: Emergency 911 / Administration- 478-751-9180
  • Bibb County Sheriff: 668 Oglethorpe St., Emergency 911 / Switchboard 478-746-9441
  • Narcotics Anonymous: Meeting Information 478- 741- 8613
  • One Step at Goodwill: Meet with representatives from several agencies in one place.
    • 478-785-0998 – CGTC Tech Blvd – Karen Pierson
    • 478- 475- 9995 – Eisenhower Main Office
  • Poison Center: 1-800-282-5846
  • TANF and Food Stamps- DFACS: Contact Al Collins 478-751-6558

Healthcare

  • First Choice Primary Care offers preventive and primary care to anyone, regardless of insurance status. Medicaid, Medicare, PeachCare, commercial insurance accepted. Uninsured can apply for discount based on family income. Assistance with prescriptions, labs, screening and treatment of chronic disease, well child care, and more. 787-4266. 770 Walnut St, Downtown Macon.

Housing:

EMERGENCY SHELTERS

  • Salvation Army- Emergency Shelter: Shelter opens at 4:00pm. Apply in Person, 1955 Broadway, 478-746-8572
  • Macon Rescue Mission: Shelter for single men and battered and homeless women. 744 Hazel St., 478-743-5445

TRANSITIONAL HOUSING

  • Homeless Services Center- EOC: Preference extended to multiple-member families. 1877 Houston Ave., 478-750-8689 – Ms. Ashmore (Manager)
  • Loaves and Fishes: Program for single men, women, and families. Apply Monday through Friday 10am- 2pm at 651 MLK Jr. Blvd., 478-741-1007.
  • The Lighthouse Missions, Inc.: Program for men only. PO Box 23806, 478-475-4244
  • The Rainbow Center: For persons with HIV. Contact Johnny Fambro, 2020 Ingleside Ave., 478-750-0668
  • Yellow Ribbon Home: Group home for homeless men and women with HIV. 4175 Houston Ave., 478-731-0668

PERMANENT HOUSING

  • Dempsey Apartments: Housing for seniors 62+ years or disabled 50+, rent based income. 523 Cherry St., Macon, GA 31201 478-741-1769, Housing Number 478-741-4471
  • Macon Housing Authority: Public housing and section 8 housing. Apply in person 2015 Felton Ave. 478-752-5000 or 752-5097 – Karen Middleton (Program Director)
  • Macon Urban Ministries: Affordable Housing Development for non-profit agencies, 2525 Beech Ave. Macon, GA 31204. 478-745-2366; vldaughtery@aol.com
  • Macon Housing Authority: Public Housing Application taken Monday- Friday 2015 Felton Ave. Macon, GA 31208 478-752-5000

Meals

  • Christ Episcopal Church: Lunch Saturday and Sunday 12:00- 1:00, 538 Walnut St., 478-745-0427
  • Loaves and Fishes Ministries:  Sack Lunch Tuesday 12:00- 1:00. Snacks Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. 651 MLK Jr. Blvd., 478-741-1007
  • Macon Outreach at Mulberry: Breakfast Tuesdays 7:00. Lunch served Monday- Friday (except Tuesday) 11am- 12pm., 267 First St., 478-743-8026
  • Meals on Wheels: Elderly Homebound- fee required
  • The Salvation Army: Lunch Tuesday, 1pm., Supper 6pm everyday including holidays. 1955 Broadway, 478-743-8572
  • The Rainbow Center: Friday only- HIV individuals only. Contact Johnny Fambro, 2020 Ingleside Ave., 478-750-8080

Groceries

  • DFACS Neighborhood Outreach Centers:  Every 90 days, two locations: Allen Chapel at 269 Pursley St., 478-738-0707; 4150 Roy Ave., 478-784-7800
  • Shift Program – 478-751-3024 – Marilyn Jackson
  • Loaves and Fishes Ministries:  Call Friday 1:00 p.m. for an appt. Limit 1 visit every 30 days. 651 MLK Jr. Blvd 478-741-1007
  • Macon Baptist Ministry Center: To receive groceries you need a state ID or GA driver’s license and a social security card. Tuesday and Thursday 9am-12pm 1080 Second St. 478-750-9573
  • Macon Outreach on Mulberry: Tuesday & Wednesday 12:30 & 1:15. By appointment only. Limit 1 visit every 90 days. Must bring Social Security card, picture ID and proof of residence. Must call on Wednesday between 2:30pm - 4:00pm only to schedule appointment. 267 First St., 478-743-8026
  • The Salvation Army: Monday-Friday 8am-11pm 1955 Broadway, 478-746-8572 - Naomi

Clothing

  • Loaves and Fishes Ministries: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30 a.m. - 3pm 651 MLK Jr. Blvd., 478-741-1007
  • Macon Baptist Ministries:  To receive clothing you need a state ID or a GA driver’s license and a social security card.  Monday – Friday 9am- 12pm., 267 First St., 478-743-8026
  • Family Advancement Ministries (Formerly Mother and Child): 570 High Place, 478-745-7165 / Fax: 478-745-9662. Any person over the age of 18 who is pregnant or parenting a child 6 years of age or under living in Bibb, Crawford, Jones, Monroe, Peach, or Twiggs counties. Children's clothes, maternity clothes, layettes, diapers, cars eats and cribs. Mon. - Fri. 9am-3pm. Call for appointment. Please leave a message if no answer. Must meet elgibility criteria.
  • The Salvation Army: Clothing available to first five clients requesting clothing vouchers. 1955 Broadway, 478-746-8572
  • Macon Outreach at Mulberry: Tuesdays 9:30am - 12:00 noon. Every 90 days. Bring picture ID & social security card. 267 First St., 478-743-8026

Laundry

  • Loaves and Fishes Ministries: Tues, Thurs, And Friday 8:30am-3pm. 651 MLK Jr. Blvd. 478-741-1007
  • Macon Rescue Mission: First come, first served basis. 744 Hazel St., 478-743-5445
  • The Salvation Army: Clients only. Men wash Monday and Thursday, women wash Tuesday and Friday. 1955 Broadway, 478-746-8572

Showers

  • Loaves and Fishes Ministries: Monday-Friday 8:30am-3pm at 651 MLK Jr. Blvd., 478-741-1007

Employment Services

  • Domiciliary Care for Homeless Veterans: 1826 Veterans Blvd., Dublin, GA 31021. Toby Rose 478-272-1210 ext. 2684
  • Goodwill Job Connection: Shawanda Wells, HUD Case Manager 174 Walnut Street Macon, Georgia 31201 Office# 478-216-9119 ext.06 Work Cell# 478-960-8393 Fax# 478-238-4532
  • Georgia Dept. of Labor: Career Center Registration required. 478-751-6164
  • Experience Works – 478-781-0377. Toni Howard
  • Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development – 478-751-7333. Job training

Financial Assistance

  • DFACS: General assistance, food stamps, Medicaid, TANF, dental appts., and glasses. Contact Chris Babbs. 478-751-3041
  • Homeless Services Center: Will assist with prescriptions. Need a clinic card. Must be homeless. 1877 Houston Ave., 478-750-8689
  • Loaves and Fishes Ministries: Will assist with prescriptions - need a Med Center Anderson clinic card.  Thursdays 9 am – 1 pm.  First come, First served.  651 MLK Jr. Blvd., 478-741-1007
  • Macon-Bibb EOC through Neighborhood Outreach Centers: East Macon—478-752-5194 / South Macon: 478-738-3251
  • Family Advancement Ministries (Formerly Mother and Child): 570 High Place, 478-745-7165 / Fax: 478-745-9662. Any person over the age of 18 who is pregnant or parenting a child 6 years of age or under living in Bibb, Crawford, Jones, Monroe, Peach, or Twiggs counties. Assistance with utility disconnections and evictions. Limited funds. Mon. - Thurs. 9am - 3pm. Call for appointment. Please leave a message if no answer. Must meet elgibility criteria.
  • The Salvation Army: Strict Criteria to qualify; must me employed or have proof of self sufficiency. Appt. made every Friday at 8am for the upcoming week. 1955 Broadway, 478-746-8572

Identification

  • Loaves and Fishes Ministries: Thursday – 9am-1pm, 651 MLK Jr. Blvd., 478-741-1007

Rehabilitation

  • Domiciliary Care for the Homeless Veteran: 1826 Veterans Blvd., Dublin, GA 31021. Toby Rose (478)-272-1210 ext, 2684
  • River Edge Behavioral Health Center: 175 Emery Hwy., 478-751-4519. Recovery Center: Fulton Mill Rd. 478-471-5389
  • Crisis Stabilization Detox - 5-7 day outpatient program.  3575 Fulton Mill Rd. 478-471-5388
  • The Salvation Army: Counselor for assessment and evaluation, 1955 Broadway, 478-746-8572
  • Project Connect: Meet required criteria, Female with children and have an addiction. 543 Second St., 478-751-4452
  • Teen Challenge of Middle GA: Christian drug and alcohol residential program for men 18 yrs. and older. 1976 Houston Ave. 478-745-5688, 478-984-5252

Legal Services

  • Georgia Legal Services: Assist homeless individuals in civil matters; please call to make an appt. or walk-in if necessary. 241 Third St., 478-751-6261
  • Indigent Defense Office: Assist homeless and indigent people in felony matters. 478-621-6639

Education, Counseling

  • Family Advancement Ministries (Formerly Nazereth Home) 538 Orange St., 478-746-9803 / Fax: 478-745-0847. Case Management/ Counseling services, Education Program offering Parenting, Finance & Budget, Crib & Carseat and Nutrition classes. These programs are a free service provided by Family Advancement Ministries. All clients living in Bibb, Crawford, Jones, Monroe, Peach, or Twiggs counties are eligible. Mon. - Fri. 9am - 3pm. Call for appointment or to register for a class. Please leave a message if no answer.

One-Stop Resource Centers:

  • Karen Middleton, Chief of Resident Initiatives Facilities Director, FIC & BMC, Macon Housing Authority, (478) 752-5097 Fax (478) 752-5161