Clarke County Child Services (Georgia)

A Clarke County Child Abuse Prevention Center is a government agency at the Georgia State, Clarke County, or local level that is charged with protecting children from abuse and neglect. Clarke County Child Abuse Centers provide a number of child protective services, including collecting reports on suspected child abuse or neglect, investigating suspected cases of abuse or neglect, and providing services to prevent child abuse and domestic violence in Clarke County, GA. Child Abuse Offices may also offer training, support, and assistance on how to report and prevent child abuse.

Athens Child Abuse & Neglect Reports Athens GA 284 North Avenue 30601 706-227-7079

A Clarke County Child Support Office is a government agency at the GA State, Clarke County, or local level that assists custodial parents in obtaining financial support for their children. Clarke County Child Support Offices provide a number of services to support children’s welfare, including establishing paternity, locating non-custodial parents, and collecting Clarke County child support payments. Child Support Offices also help enforce Clarke County Court orders for child support and assist families in receiving additional benefits for children. Child Support Offices provide services for anyone in the community who may be eligible for child support payments.

Athens Department of Family & Children Services Athens GA 284 North Avenue 30601 706-227-7059

Clarke County Child, Youth, and Family Services is a government agency at the GA State, Clarke County, or local level that provides a range of services to assist children, youth, and families. Child, Youth, and Family Services Offices offer early childhood services, including childcare support, family nutrition programs, and support for children with developmental delays. These offices may also run programs to end youth homelessness, prevent adolescent pregnancy, and prevent violence against children and youth in Clarke County. Some Child, Youth, and Family Services programs also manage Clarke County foster care and adoption services.

Athens Division of Child Support Services Athens GA PO Box 6257 30606 877-423-4746

Clarke County Juvenile Justice is a division of the legal system at the Georgia State, Clarke County, or local level that focuses on youthful offenders. The Juvenile Justice System incorporates a number of government agencies, including Clarke County Courts, law enforcement, corrections, and social services. Juvenile Justice Centers offer rehabilitation services, detain youth awaiting formal processing in Clarke County detention centers, and provide education, counseling, and other services to youth. Juvenile Justice Centers also offer reentry services for youth who have been released from a juvenile correction facility.

Athens Georgia Juvenile Justice Athens GA 550 Hawthorne Avenue 30606 706-369-5610

A Clarke County WIC Office is a local branch of the Federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Clarke County WIC programs provide nutrition assistance for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, infants, and children. WIC Offices provide services to income-eligible families who require food assistance. In addition to nutritional assistance, WIC Offices provide additional benefits, including health screenings, nutrition and health education, breastfeeding promotion and support, and help obtaining other Georgia social services.

East Athens Health Clinic WIC Office Athens GA 400 McKinley Drive 30601 706-369-5816