COMMUNITY RESOURCES

This guide lists resources available in the SRTC service delivery area of Southwest Georgia, including Bainbridge, Moultrie, Thomasville, and Tifton. Resources are listed in alphabetical order by type of service.

CHILD ADVOCACY

Bainbridge – The Oak House Children’s Advocacy Center
Phone: 229-416-4033

Moultrie – Hero House Children’s Advocacy Center of Colquitt County
Phone: 229-890-5549

Thomasville – The Treehouse Children’s Advocacy Center
Phone: 229-236-5437 24-hour hotline 229-977-1639
Email: thetreehousecac@gmail.com
www.treehousethomasville.org

Tifton – The Patticake House
Phone: 1-855-422-4453
www.stopthehurtga.org

Human Trafficking Georgia Hotline
1-866-END-HTGA (1-866-343-4842)


DISABILITY SERVICES

BAIN (Bainbridge Advocacy Individual Network)
Providing information, resources, support, and advocacy for individuals with disabilities
711 E. Shotwell St., Bainbridge, GA 39819
Phone: 229-246-0150
www.baincil.org

Goodwill
Training, career services, & resources for individuals with disabilities
Career Campus – 15072 Hwy. 19 South, Thomasville, GA
Phone: 850-522-3900

Green Oaks Center for Disabilities – Colquitt & Worth Counties
Assistance with education, housing, training, and employment
2443 GA Hwy. 133 South, Moultrie, GA
Phone: 229-891-7300

Thomas Grady Service Center
Community Access, Community Residential, Community Living Supports, Prevocational Training, Supported & Specialized Employment Assistance, Specialized Medical Supplies

Thomasville: 106 Plantation Oak Dr., Thomasville, GA 31792
Phone: Thomasville – 229-225-4065

Cairo: 1651 N. Broad St., Cairo, GA 39828
Phone: 229-377-7998

Vocational Rehabilitation
Helping individuals with disabilities gain employment

Bainbridge/Moultrie/Thomasville
Chelsea Cleveland
Cell: (229) 289-2521 Office: (229) 225-4045
chelsea.cleveland@gvs.ga.gov

Georgia Relay: Dial 711
403 N. Broad Street, Thomasville, GA 31792
www.gvs.ga.gov

Tifton – 229-386-3522


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & SEXUAL ASSAULT

Moultrie – Serenity House
Phone: 229-782-5394 24-hour Crisis Line: 229-890-7233
www.serenityhousega.org

Thomasville – Halcyon Home (also serves Bainbridge)
Phone: 1-800-284-9980
www.halcyonhomeshelter.org

Tifton – Ruth’s Cottage
Domestic Violence Crisis:
1-800-33-HAVEN (1-800-334-2836)
24/7 Crisis Hotline – 229-388-1541

Sexual Assault: 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)
24/7 Crisis Hotline – 229-388-1541
www.stopthehurtga.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Phone: 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233) or text START to 88788 or visit www.thehotline.org

*List of area shelters: gcadv.org/domestic-violence-centers


FOOD BANKS & MEALS

Bainbridge, Moultrie, Thomasville, Tifton – Second Harvest of South Georgia

Phone: 229-244-2678
Ongoing distribution events are posted at: facebook.com/SecondHarvestSGA
For help between events, text GETHELP to 619-870-1680
www.feedingsga.org

Thomasville

Thomas County Food Bank
430 N. Broad St., Thomasville, GA 31792
Hours: Monday 3:00-5:00; Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 – 12:00
Phone: 229-226-4277

Salvation Army
514 N. Madison St., Thomasville, GA 31792
Phone: 229-226-3772

House of Faith Soup Kitchen
Free meals daily M – F 1:00 – 2:00pm
1332 W. Jackson St.


HOUSING ASSISTANCE

Bainbridge/Cairo

Goodwill / Gibb Village
Affordable housing for people with disabilities through Goodwill Industries of Big Bend, Inc.
Phone: 850-576-7145
info@goodwillbigbend.com

101 Hubert Dollar Dr. Bainbridge
Phone: 229-246-4663

211 Ridge Ave. SW Cairo
Phone: 229-377-4668

Housing Authority of Bainbridge
Assistance with finding public and low-income housing, including HUD and Section 8
108 S. Sims St., Bainbridge
Phone: 229-246-5386

Moultrie

Housing Authority of Moultrie
Assistance with finding public and low-income housing, including HUD and Section 8
800 4th Ave. SE, Moultrie
Phone: 229-985-4162

Crossroads Gospel Rescue Mission
www.crossroadsmoultrie.com

Thomasville

Community Outreach Training Center
Homelessness prevention, housing resources, utilities assistance; COVID-19 Emergency Relief Funds through City of Thomasville CARES Act Funding – Sharon Edwards, Founder/CEO - (229) 233-8075 Office | (229) 236-8076 CAP | (229) 516-7036 Email – sedwards.cotc@gmail.com
500 West Washington Street, Thomasville, Georgia 31792
http://www.cotccares.org
http://www.owningthedream.com

Goodwill / Gibb Village - affordable housing for people with disabilities through Goodwill Industries of Big Bend, Inc.
850-576-7145 | info@goodwillbigbend.com
272 Old Boston Rd. | 229-226-4663

Housing Authority of Thomasville – assistance with finding public and low-income housing, including HUD and Section 8
725 N. Stevens St.
229-228-1543

Salvation Army – Assistance with rent, utilities, medication, food, and clothing vouchers -
514 N. Madison St.
Office: 229-226-3772 | Cell: 229-421-1398
www.salvationarmy.org/Thomasville

Needham House Shelter (Salvation Army) – transitional housing for women & children
208 South St.
Phone: 229-228-7921

Fountain of Life Shelter
612 E. Clay St.
Phone: 229-421-5963

Robert’s Place Transitional Housing
415 E. Washington St
Linda Rose, Program Supervisor – 229-233-8628
Rachel Palmer, Inpatient Service Director – 229-225-7579

Tifton

Housing Authority of Tifton – assistance with finding public and low-income housing, including HUD and Section 8
1425 Tift Ave. N
Phone: 229-382-5434

Brother Charlie Rescue Center
(men’s facility)
326 Beech St.
Phone: 229-382-0577


MENTAL HEALTH – COUNSELING - CRISIS

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES – free and/or low-fee counseling

New Beginnings Community Counseling
Dr. Tina Fleming
Phone: 229-246-9050
www.newbeginningscommunitycounseling.com

Thomasville, Moultrie - Georgia Pines
1102 Smith Ave. Ste H, Thomasville, GA
Phone: 229-225-4335
www.georgiapines.net

Thomasville, Bainbridge, Blakely - Primary Care of Southwest Georgia
Locations in Thomasville, Bainbridge, & Blakely
Phone: 229-227-5510
www.pcswga.org

Tifton - Tift Mental Health/Legacy Behavioral Health Services
334 El Dorado Rd., Tifton, GA
Phone: 229-391-2300

Georgia Crisis & Access Line
24/7 assistance: 1-800-715-4225 or www.mygcal.com or download the mygcal app

Georgia COVID-19 Emotional Support Line
Available 7 days per week 8 AM until 11 PM
Phone: 866-399-8938

Crisis Text Line
Text “Home” to 741741; crisistextline.org

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Phone: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

The Trevor Project
Confidential crisis hotline for LGBTQ youth – Call 866-488-7386 or text START to 678678

Veterans Crisis Line – 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

Objective Zero – free app for veterans and enlisted service members providing 24/7 emotional support and crisis intervention, plus additional resources – download the app or text VETS to 741741

TRANSPORTATION

Bainbridge – Southwest Georgia Regional Transit – 229-246-6758
Moultrie – Southwest Georgia Community Action Council
– transportation for low-income, elderly, or disabled individuals needing food, prescriptions, or medical care - 229-985-3610
Thomasville – Thomas County Transit
– 229-228-7372
Tifton
Tift Lift – 229-382-8438

VETERANS SERVICES

Benefits – 1-800-827-1000
Crisis Line
– 1-800-273-8255 – Press 1
Healthcare
– 1-877-222-VETS (1-800-222-8387)
Housing Insecurity
www.va.gov/homeless Phone:1-877-4AID-VET (1-877-424-3838)

Local Offices - Georgia Department of Veterans Services

Bainbridge – 307 E. Broughton St. Phone: 229-248-2599
Moultrie
–101 E. Central Ave., Phone: 229-891-7135
Thomasville
- 406 Smith Ave., Phone: 229-225-4050
Tifton
– 1824 Ridge Ave. N., 229-391-6080 extension 6233


OTHER COMMUNITY RESOURCES

georgia.findhelp.com – Search by zipcode for food assistance, help paying bills, and other free or reduced cost programs, including new programs to address the COVID-19 pandemic
United Way
– Dial 211 or visit 211unitedway.org or text zip code to 898-211*

Computers/Technology

Discounted computers for low-income individuals – connectall.org
Libraries
– SRTC and public - computers, printing, copying

Affordable Connectivity Program
Low cost or free high speed internet
https://acpbenefit.org
For more information:
https://tinyurl.com/AFFORDABLE-CONNECTIVITY

Childcare and Parent Services (CAPS)
Financial assistance for high quality childcare for low income households
https://caps.decal.ga.gov/en/

*Updated 6/6/2022