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Bulloch County

** This page does not  provide a comprehensive listing of senior services available in Bulloch County. There may be services available in Bulloch 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.

For more information on services available to Seniors in Bulloch please contact the  Bulloch County Agency on Aging at 800.580.6860

For more information regarding Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (SOURCE) please visit the Georgia Department of Community Health

 

  Senior Services in Bulloch County 

Related Agencies and Organizations

 Bulloch County Commission on Human Services Inc.

Contact: Catherine Hendrix; 912. 764. 6179

PO Box 761 Statesboro, Ga 30458

Service: For an extensive list of services please contact the Bulloch Co. Commission of Human Services.

 

Community Care Services Program

https://aging.dhs.georgia.gov/community-care-services-program

 

Department of Family and Children Services

Contact: Rebecca Boston; 912. 871. 1333

41 Pulaski Hwy. PO Box 1103. Statesboro, Ga 30458

Service: For an extensive list of services please contact the Bulloch County Department of Family and Children Services

 

Georgia Southern University Center for Rural Health and Research

Contact: K. Bryant Smalley; 912. 478. 7254

PO Box 8028 Statesboro, Ga 30458

 

Social Security Administration

Contact: 866.748. 2088; www.socialsecurity.gov

1050 Brannen Street. Statesboro, Ga 30458

Service: For an extensive list of services please contact the Social Security Administration

 

   Long-Term Care Options in Bulloch County (Statesboro, Ga)

 Alabaster Home, 9 South Zetterower Avenue, (912). 225. 3701

Alabaster Home #2, 17147 Ga Hwy 67, (912).681.8820

 Brown’s Health & Rehab Center 226 S College St. (912).764.9631

Camden Place 115 Dodd Circle (912).489. 4888

Eagle Health and Rehabilitation 405 S. College St. (912).764. 6108

 Gentilly Gardens Senior Living Community 625 Gentilly Road (912).681.1923

Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation 307 Jones Mill Road (912). 764. 9011

Mapleview Personal Care Home #2 2622 Cawana Road (912).764.7755

Mapleview Personal Care Home #3 10 Church Street (912).489. 9952

Pinehurst Manor 801 Gentilly Road (912).681.1194

Serenity Springs Personal Care Home 4838 Mill Creek Road (912).587.3549

For more information regarding “assisted living facilities” in Georgia 

 

Hospice Care in Bulloch County

Ogeechee Area Hospice5 W Altman St, (912).764.8441,  (800). 236.1142

Hospice Advantage,  7 Allen Cali Dr., (912).764.6222

THA Group/ Island Health Care,  124 Savannah Ave,  (912).871.6650

Gentiva Health Care1525 Fair Road Suite 107,  (912). 486. 1900

Ogeechee Area Hospice200 Donehoo Street P.O. Box 531, (912).764.8441   (800). 236.1142

Home Instead Senior Care 407 S Zetterower Ave, (912).764.3999

ResCare Home(888). 330.5017

Caresouth Homecare Pros  1601 Fair Road, (912). 243.9040

Health Department Home Care, 204 College St,  (912).764.6717

Nightingale Hospice  203 Savannah Avenue. Statesboro, Ga 30458, (912). 764. 6222

 

Food Services

Boro Takeout

Contact: 912.225.1000

Service: Food and Grocery Delivery

 

Bulloch County Meals on Wheels

Contact: Earl Williams Jr.

412 Sable Lane Road. Statesboro, Ga 30461

Service: Meal delivery

 

Food Bank, Inc., The

Contact: Keith F. Hickman; 912.489. 3663

400 Donnie Simmons Way. Statesboro, Ga 30458

Service: Provides emergency food to those in need.

 

Senior Meals Programs

Contact: 912. 681. 6820

515 Denmark Street. Statesboro, Ga 30458

Service: Congregate meals for seniors

 

Community Services

 Area Christians Together in Service (ACTS)

Contact: Patty Mulnix; 912. 489. 4588

515 Denmark Street. Suite 800 Statesboro, Ga 30458

Service: ACTS is an interfaith ministry dedicated to the needs of neighbors in Bulloch County. ACTS provide Bulloch County residents one-time emergency financial assistance in a twelve-month period. Monies are provided by donations to ACTS from local churches; United Way; grants and donations. Volunteers are needed.

 

Christian Services Ministries

Contact: 912. 489. 2407

17 North College Street. Statesboro, Ga 30458

Service: The primary location offers assistance with utilities, rent, prescriptions and the 2nd location offers assistance with food and clothing thrift store (Mondays, Fridays, &Saturdays)

 

Statesboro Regional Library

Contact: Lois Roberts; 912. 764. 1329

124 South Main Street. Statesboro, Ga30458

Service: For an extensive list of services please contact the Statesboro Regional Library

 

Community Thrift Center Amazing Grace Gospel Ministries

Contact: Gracie Hill; 912. 852. 5852

112 Eason Street. Statesboro, Ga 30458

Service: A non-profit organization that provides emergency assistance to victims of burn-outs and needy persons. It also provides assistance including: food, clothing, furniture, medications, and ministry

 

Experience Works

Contact: Jessie Nessmith

62 Packinghouse Road. Statesboro, Ga 30458

Service: Provides an employment program to people ages 55 and older. Gives a person the opportunity to improve their lives through training, community service and employment

 

Health Services

AARP Bulloch County

Contact: Bill Hornish; 912. 865. 3631

1386 Friendship Church Road. Statesboro, Ga 30458

Service: An advocacy group for retired persons

 

American Cancer Society

Contact: Kay Nay; 912. 764. 7410

515 Denmark Street. Statesboro, Ga 30458

Service: Provide information on the prevention and early detection of cancer as well as providing services to help patients navigate the health care system. Oversee support groups for our many cancer survivors and foster collaborative relationships with local medical community.

 

American Red Cross

Contact: Donna Lee; 912. 764. 4468 www.redcrossbullochcounty.org

515 Denmark Street. Statesboro, Ga. 30458

Service: For an extensive list of services please contact the Bulloch Co. Red Cross

 

Auxiliary of East Georgia Medical Center

Contact: Darrell Waters; 912. 486. 1575

1499 Fair Road. Statesboro, Ga 30458

Service: Donate time to EGRMC to help staff and patients in non-clinical areas with compassion and encouragement.

 

Hearts and Hands Clinic

Contact: 912.681.9519

127 North College Street. Statesboro, Ga, 30458

Service: Serves the community by providing support for individuals as they seek ways to better themselves. Together we take our hearts and use our hands to inspire by giving hope

 

Homebound Services, Inc.

Med-Connections Homebound Services

Contact: Sherri Hendrix; 912. 764. 9500

515 Denmark Street, Suite 600. Statesboro, Ga 30458

Service: In order to help homebound elderly and handicapped to remain in their homes as long as possible, Homebound Services offers three main services. Homemaker services are provided to assist with routine house hold tasks, such as vacuuming, dusting, cleaning the kitchen and bath, and helping with laundry, if needed. Clients have a Homemaker for 2 hours a week.

 

Home Instead Senior Care

Contact: Allison Waters Mager, LPN

407 South Zetterower Ave.

Statesboro, Ga 30458

(912) 764-3999

www.homeinstead.com/591

Service: Provides services to help seniors remain in their home. Home Instead Senior Care provides 3 services which are Personal Care (Bathing, Dressing, Eating, Grooming, Incontinence Care, and Alzheimer’s Care); Home Helper Services (Prepare Meals, Medication Reminders, Laundry, Dusting, grocery shopping, and taking client to appointments); and Companionship Services (Companionship and Conversation, Respite Care, Assist with morning wake-up, Assist with evening tuck-in, and assist with walking. We offer care not only to just seniors but to 18 years and older.

 

Rural Nursing Outreach Program: Community Nursing Center

Contact: Beverly Carroll; 912. 478. 5166

PO Box 8158, Statesboro Ga 30458

Service: Gives physical Examinations, free health screenings, health education, testing for glucose, cholesterol, liver functions, eye, ear, and bone density for osteoporosis

 

Mental Health Services

 Alzheimer’s Association Coastal Georgia Regional Office

Contact: Martha Ray; 1.800. 272. 3900

201 Television Circle. Savannah, Ga 31406

Service: For extensive list of services please contact the regional office.

 

Georgia Southern University Psychology Clinic

Contact: 912. 478. 5539

PO Box 8041 Statesboro, Ga 30458

Service: Provides low cost mental health costs for the community

 

Inspirations Outpatient Counseling Center

Contact: Regina Renfroe; 912. 486. 1756

1497 Fair Road. Suite 100. Statesboro, Ga 30458

Service: Inspirations is an outpatient department of a hospital which provides a variety of mental health services for older adults who are experiencing psychiatric symptoms.

The program uses an interdisciplinary approach to respond to individual needs. Enrollment in the Inspirations program is voluntary.

 

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Contact: Lois Roberts; 912. 536. 4448

425 Langston Chapel Road. Statesboro, Ga 30458

Service: The NAMI support group meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:30p.m. at First Presbyterian Church located on Fair Road.

 

Pineland Mental Health

 Contact: 1.800.746.3526, info@pinelandcsb.org or Administrative Office: (912). 764. 6906

Service: Helps children, adolescents, adults, and seniors who suffer from mental health, developmental disabilities, and addiction challenges to live more full and productive lives.

 

Respite Care

Pilot Club of Statesboro

Contact: Virginia Yarber; 912. 764. 9353

PO Box 922. Statesboro Ga 30459

Service: Works with many organizations that deal with brain related disorders

 

Silver Linings Club

Contact: Valerie Thomas; 912. 536. 8672

PO Box 3031. Statesboro, Ga 30458

Service: The Silver Lining Club is a socialization opportunity for persons suffering from early stage Alzheimer’s disease or dementia related illnesses. Participation in the Silver Lining Club provides much needed respite care for caregivers. The club meets on Saturday morning at the First Presbyterian Church (1215 Fair Road) and provides stimulating activities, crafts and a light lunch. A CAN is available to assist the participants. The Silver Lining Club of Statesboro is sponsored by the Pilot Club of Statesboro and the First Presbyterian Church. Call 912-536-8672 to sign up

 

Project Lifesaver

Contact: Magina Bullock; 912.489. 5525

PO Box 1242. Statesboro Ga 30459

Service: Project lifesaver is a monitoring system worn by persons who may wander and become lost.

 

Transportation Services

Coastal Regional Coaches of Georgia

Contact: 866.543. 6744

Service: Coastal Regional Coaches is part of the regional rural public transit program that provides general public transit service in the Georgia counties of Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, and Screven. This service is available to anyone, for any purpose, and to any destination in the coastal region. Fares are very affordable and vary with different itineraries.

Coastal Regional Coaches is a demand-response, advance reservation service that operates Monday through Friday from 7:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M.

 

For more information regarding services offered in “Bulloch” please visit the Division of Aging Services

BULLOCH CO. EMERGENCY NUMBERS

 (All Fire, Law Enforcement, and Medical)

911

 

Fire

Statesboro Fire Department 912.764.6154

Rescue 912.764.6188

Forest Fire 912.681.5920

Brooklet Fire Department 912. 842.2500

Portal Fire Department 912.865.2865

Stilson Fire Department 912.823.3600

 

Police/Sheriff/Law Enforcement

Bulloch County Sheriff 912.764.8888

Statesboro Police 912.764.9911

University Police 912.681.5234

Brooklet Police 912.842.9911

Portal Police 912.865.5330

GBI 912.871.1121

FBI 912.764.6311

State Patrol (Emergency Only) 912. 871.1100

 

Medical/Health

Ambulance-EMS 912.764.6188

Hospital 912.486.1000

Poison Control 1.800.222.1222

Crisis Line 912.764.5125

Substance Abuse Crisis Line 912.764.6129

Rape Crisis 912-489-6060

Last updated: 4/13/2017

Center for Social Gerontology • (912) 478-5012 • acohen@georgiasouthern.edu