Gilmer County Child Services (Georgia)

Gilmer County Child, Youth, and Family Services is a government agency at the GA State, Gilmer 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 Gilmer County. Some Child, Youth, and Family Services programs also manage Gilmer County foster care and adoption services.

Ellijay Division of Child Support Services Ellijay GA 37 Kiker Street 30540 877-423-4746

Gilmer County Juvenile Justice is a division of the legal system at the Georgia State, Gilmer County, or local level that focuses on youthful offenders. The Juvenile Justice System incorporates a number of government agencies, including Gilmer County Courts, law enforcement, corrections, and social services. Juvenile Justice Centers offer rehabilitation services, detain youth awaiting formal processing in Gilmer 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.

Ellijay Georgia Juvenile Justice Ellijay GA 10 Kiker Street 30540 706-276-2371

A Gilmer County WIC Office is a local branch of the Federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Gilmer 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.

Gilmer County Health Department WIC Office Ellijay GA 28 Southside Church Street 30540 866-942-9675