The Shaw Center has put together a list of helpful community resources that can help you when you need it.
Thomasville Community Resources
Halcyon Home for Battered Women
Safe shelter for domestic violence victims and their families offering a 24/7 crisis line, counseling, support and children’s activity groups, emergency financial assistance for domestic violence victims, and legal advocacy.
Mothers of Preschoolers
A local support group for Mother’s of Preschoolers to discuss parenting issues, child development issues, childcare available to attend.
Lawson Neel Medbank
Assists low-income individuals in obtaining prescription medications
A support group; Meets every Tuesday night at 6 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, no dues or fees
First Option Care, Inc.
Free pregnancy tests and information about pregnancy, abortion, and adoption; post-abortion support groups
Thomas County Mental Health Center
Outpatient Substance Abuse and mental health programs
GA Pines: (229) 227-5426
Thomasville Community Resource Center
After school programs for children ages 5 to 13; free parent support and parenting skills groups every Wednesday from 10:30 a.m . to 12:00 p.m. beginning in August; Teen Clinic offering free education and clinical health services.
Babies Can’t-Wait (Early Intervention Program)
Services infants and toddlers from birth to 3 years who have developmental delays and their families including speech-language therapy, vision services, occupational and physical therapy, and nutrition services.
Open Door Adoption Agency
Provides adoption options for unplanned pregnancies, counsels women concerning abortion alternatives, provides home studies and preparation for adoptive families, and post-placement counseling.
Thomasville Family and Marriage Net
Provides educational ministry services to enhance and support families and marriages