The United Way of Northeast Georgia operates the 2-1-1 program which is a free service that operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in 140 languages. This program aims to connect the community with resources including, but not limited to, financial assistance, education/job training, transportation, food, and utility assistance.
The 2-1-1 program is a confidential service and users can connect with a 2-1-1 operator by calling 2-1-1 or (706) 353-1313. Users can also text 898211 and can communicate with an operator through text messaging.
The Oconee Area Resource Council (OARC) is a non-profit organization that serves as the local decision-making body for the Georgia Family Connection. OARC oversees a mentoring program which saw 96 volunteers mentoring 100 children during the 2017-2018 year. OARC also oversees the Food for Kids Program and the Summer Food for Kids Program and operates a food pantry at their location in Watkinsville.
Oconee County Resource Council 1800 Hog Mountain Rd, Building 800, Suite 103 Watkinsville, GA 30677 (706) 769-4974 www.oconeeconnection.org/
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55 Nancy Drive P.O. Box 348 Watkinsville, GA 30677