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Ben Hill County

** This page does not provide a comprehensive listing of senior services available in Ben Hill County. There may be services available in Ben Hill County that have not been included on this list. Georgia Southern University or the Center for Social Gerontology is not directly affiliated with any organization, agency, or institution listed on this page.
***Not all services are available in Ben Hill County. Alternative locations have been provided as close to Ben Hill County as possible.

Community Care Services
Southern Georgia Regional Commission
Address: 1725 South Georgia Parkway, West Waycross, GA 31503-8958
Contact: Wanda Taft, AAA Director
John L. Leonard, Executive Director
Phone: 912.285.6097
Toll Free: 888.732.4464
Fax: 912.285.6126
Website: http://dfcs.dhs.georgia.gov/ben-hill-county-dfcs-office
E-Mail: wttaft@sgrc.us
Department of Family and Children Services
Contact: Mary Lynn Bracewell
Direct Office Number (912) 632-6720
Address: 124 South Grant Street Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750-2901
Service: To provide the community with safe and stable housing placements.
Health Department Services
Contact: Chris Naylor (RN County Nurse)
Address: 251 Appomattox Road Fitzgerald, GA 31750
PO box: Post Office Box 188 Fitzgerald, GA 31750-3757
Phone: 229-426-5288
Fax: 229-426-5291
Service: To provide the community with adequate and timely health care.
Social Security Administration *Nearby Services provided*(40.1 mi from Ben Hill County)
Cordele Social Security Office
Phone: 229-273-6311
Website: https://www.ssa.gov/
Address: 510 15th Avenue East, Cordele, Georgia, 31015
Home Health Care options around Ben Hill County (Fitzgerald, GA)
Amedisys Home Health *
Phone:(866) 204-8071
Address: 190 Westside Dr, Douglas, GA 31533
Website: http://www.amedisys.com

ResCare Home Health Services *
Phone:(229) 386-5131
Address: 817 Central Ave, Tifton, GA 31794
Website: www.Rescare.com

Dorminy Medical Center
Phone:(229) 424-7100
Address: 200 Perry House Rd, Fitzgerald, GA 31750
Website: www.dorminymedical.org

Mental Health Services *(Provides service for Ben Hill)
Tift Adult Mental Health Center

Phone: (229) 391-2300
Fax: (229) 386-3221
Contact Site Director: Amanda Hall
Address: 334 Tifton Eldorado Rd Tifton, GA 31793
Website: http://www.bhsga.com/index.php?page=table&tablepage=5
Service: To aid mental health patients with the proper treatment and safe housing.

Respite Services
Ben Hill Specialty Care

Phone: 229-423-5565
Address: 246 W. Benjamin Hill Drive Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750
Website: http://www.bhspecialtycare.com/index.html

Silver Census Elderly Respite Care *serves as long term care facility*
Phone: 1-866-355-7048
Address: 176 Lincoln Ave Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750
Website: http://www.silvercensus.com/senior-care-service/respite-care/georgia–fitzgerald–31750–ben-hill-county

Fitzgerald Nursing Home

Phone: 1-(866) 623-8249
Address: 185 Bowens Mill Highway Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750
Website: http://www.silvercensus.com/senior-care-service/provider/fitzgerald-nursing-home-georgia-fitzgerald-31750-ben-hill-county?caretype=respite-care

Emergency Medical Services
Phone: 911
Address: 302 W. Altamaha Street, P.O. Box 1113 Fitzgerald, Georgia
Transportation Services
Phone: 1-888-224-7985
Address: * Direct service from home*
Website: https://memberinfo.logisticare.com/Portals/GAMemberInfo/Downloads/GA_Member_2012.pdf

Last updated: 4/13/2017

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