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Animal Rescue League of Northwest GA - A no-kill animal rescue serving Gordon County.

Mailing Address: 1384 Self Lake Rd. Fairmount, GA 30139

Physical Address: 1384 Self Lake Rd. Fairmount, GA 30139

Judy Lawson, arlofnwga@gmail.com

678-848-1889

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Boys & Girls Club of Chattooga, Gordon, Murray, & Whitfield Counties - Provides after school and summer program for children of all backgrounds and incomes.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 700 Calhoun, GA 30703

Physical Address: 1001 S. Wall St. Calhoun, GA 30701

Scope Denmon, Gordon County Director, scorpiodenmon@bellsouth.net

706-629-9751

Robbie Slocumb, CPO, rslocumb@bgcgmw.com

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Boy Scouts of America (Northwest GA Council) - Provides diverse programming for boys and girls intended to instill ethical values and leadership skills.  Weekly meetings, year-round camping, educational programs, etc. are offered.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1422 Rome, GA 30162 

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ROME: 100 E. 2nd Ave. Suite 20 Rome, GA 30161

DALTON: 202 S. Hamilton St. Dalton, GA 30720 706-272-7111

Camp Sidney Dew: 3624 Everett Springs Rd. Armuchee, GA 30105

Jeffery Brasher, Scout Executive/CEO jeffery.brasher@boyscouts.org

706-235-5545

Lea Fantom, District Executive Sequoyah (Bartow & Gordon), lea.fantom@scouting.org

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Calhoun - Gordon Council for a Literate Community - Works to end illiteracy in Calhoun and Gordon County by offering free classes to anyone desiring a GED free of charge.  English as a second language is taught, as well as classes for those who never learned to read.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 424 Calhoun, GA 30703

Physical Address: Call for location

Joni Harbin, jharbin@gordonchamber.org

678-986-6054

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Calhoun Recreation Department - Allows children and youth from low-income households who are unable to pay for sports activities to participate at no cost.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 248 Calhoun, GA 30703

Physical Address: 601 S River St. Calhoun, GA 30701

Kim Townsend, ktownsend@calnet-ga.net

706-629-0177

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Camp New Adventure - Provides a summer day camp program for special needs students in the city and county school systems- arts & crafts, bowling, swimming, games, movies, songs and meals.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 337 Resaca, Ga 30703

Physical Address: Various locations, please call

Sue Morgan, sgm4819@aol.com

706-629-3879

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Coulter Hampton Foundation - Provides assistance to families when children under the age of 18 have serious medical conditions. Support includes assistance with financial and emotional needs.

Mailing Address: 204 Deerfield Lane Sugar Valley, GA 30746

Physical Address: Various locations, please call

Nikki Hampton, nhampton@gcbe.org

706-271-6534

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George Chambers Resource Center - Provides support for adults with disabilities in the areas work, recreation, and social skills.         

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1996 Calhoun, GA 30703

Physical Address: 1000 Highway 53 Spur SW Calhoun, GA

Mary West Barclay, mwbarclaygcrc@bellsouth.net

706-629-2987

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Girl Scout Council of Greater Atlanta - Promotes the development of girls aged 5 to 17 into self-assured, resourceful women who will be the leaders of tomorrow. Girls are exposed to topics related to teamwork, health issues, drug and child abuse awareness, etc.         

Mailing Address:  5601 N Allen Rd SE Mableton, GA 30126

Physical Address: 5601 N Allen Rd SE Mableton, GA 30126

Camp Misty Mountain: 490 Lake Marvin Rd. NE Armuchee, GA 30105

Camp Pine Acres: 3963 Bartow Carver Rd. SE Acworth, GA 30102

800-771-1139     

Andrea Hamlin, ahamlin@gsgatl.org

770-702-9311

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Gordon County 4-H - Promotes the development of leadership skills in local youth, grades 4-12, through educational enrichment programs and learning opportunities. Project development, camp, district and state competition, and school clubs are offered.      

Mailing Address: 1282 SR 53 Spur SW, Suite 200 Calhoun, GA 30701

Physical Address: 1282 SR 53 Spur SW, Suite 200 Calhoun, GA 30701           

Greg W. Bowman, ANR County Extension Agent/Coordinator, gbowman@uga.edu

Allie Griner, 4-H County Extension Agent, allie723@uga.edu

706-629-8685

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Gordon County Recreation Department - Allows children and youth from low-income households who are unable to pay for sports activities to participate at no cost.    

Mailing Address: 7494 Fairmount Hwy SE Calhoun, GA 30701

Physical Address: 7494 Fairmount Hwy SE Calhoun, GA 30701   

Don Holley, Director, dholley@gordoncounty.org

706-602-4435

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Gordon County Domestic Violence Outreach Office - Works to end violence in the home by providing shelter, support, and advocacy to victims while working in the community to change attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1358 Calhoun, GA 30703

Physcial Address: Call for location

Beth S. Peters, bspeters.gcdvoo@gmail.com

706-625-5546   

Parent Organization, Northwest GA Family Crisis Center

Crisis Center Hotline: 706-278-5586 (24/7)

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Gordon County Special Olympics - Provides ongoing sports training and athletic competition for mentally and physically disabled children and adults, ages eight and up. 

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 337 Resaca, GA 30735 

Physical Address: Please call

Sue Morgan, sgm4819@aol.com

706-629-3879


Healing Hands Clinic of Gordon County - Provides free medical services for uninsured clients.  Available each Thursday from 5:00-8:00 on a first come first serve. Sequoyah Hills Shopping Center on Red Bud Rd.

Mailing Address: 136 W. Belmont Dr. Suite 11, #223 Calhoun, GA 30701    

Physical Address: 440 Red Bud Rd NE Calhoun, GA (Indian Hills Shopping Center)              

Heather Timms, heathertimms@att.net, 706-629-3054

Dean McDaris, 706-602-3056

Nina Payne, nina.payne@ahss.org

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L.E.J.O. (Latinos for Education & Justice Organization) - Serves as a conduit to the Hispanic community by providing resources, referrals, educational forums, classes, bilingual services, small business and economic development training and youth leadership development.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 936 Calhoun, GA 30703

Physical Address: 681 Pine St. Calhoun, GA 30701 

Belen Reyes, cat4belen@yahoo.com

706-625-0658

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Northwest Georgia Chapter of American Red Cross - Offers service to Military men and women; health and safety classes such as CPR, swimming instruction, blood drives, and provides disaster relief due to fire, flood, or storms. 

Mailing Address: 112 John Maddox Dr. Rome, GA 30165

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Calhoun: 309 Court Street Calhoun, GA 30701

706-629-4510

Rome: 112 John Maddox Dr. Rome, GA 30165

706-291-6648 

Jeffrey D. Putnam, Executive Director, jeffrey.putnam@redcross.org

706-676-7047        

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Prevent Child Abuse Gordon County at the Family Resource Center - Prevents all forms of child abuse, including physical, sexual, emotional, and neglect.  Teaching positive parenting and nurturing behavior and helping parents and children develop strong self-esteem, training to new mothers, and adoption investigations.   

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1312 Calhoun, GA 30703

Physical Address: 411 Edmond St. Calhoun, GA 30701         

Angela White, Executive Director, awhite@familyresourcecentergordon.org

706-625-3311

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Voluntary Action Center (VAC) & The Bridge - Offers emergency assistance to those who qualify according to income guidelines with food, rent, utilities, temporary housing, prescriptions, clothing, household items, etc.  Operates a thrift shop, food pantry, coordinates volunteers and conducts special projects throughout the year for groups with various needs.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 631 Calhoun, GA 30703

Physical Address: 343 S. Wall St. Calhoun, GA 30701

Stacy Long, Executive Director, voluntaryaction@comcast.net

706-629-7283

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Winner's Club of Calhoun - Provides family support and tutoring to at-risk children.  Weekly club meetings, tutoring sessions, field trips, camping, singing performances, gardening, and arts and crafts are offered at no charge.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1263 Calhoun, GA 30703

Physical Address: 958 Sugar Valley Rd NW Calhoun, GA 30701              

Alan Robertson, Program Director, alan@winnersclubcalhoun.org

706-629-9074

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