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Burke County

** This page does not provide a comprehensive listing of senior services available in Burke County. There may be services available in Burke 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 Burke County. Alternative locations have been provided as close to Burke County as possible.

Area Agency on Aging
Central Savannah River Region
Jeanette Cummings, AAA Director
Andy Crosson, Executive Director
3626 Walton Way Extension, Suite 300
Augusta, Georgia 30909
Phone: 706.210.2018
Toll Free: 888.922.4464
Fax: 706.210.2006
E-Mail: jcummings@csrarc.ga.gov

Senior Services in Burke County
Related Agencies and Organizations
Burke County Senior Citizens Center
• 717 W 6th St Waynesboro, Ga 30830
• Center Director: Jackie Brayboy
• Office Hours M-F 8:30-5:00
• Contact info :706-437-8007, jackiebrayboy@bellsouth.net
Community Care Services Program
• https://aging.dhs.georgia.gov/community-care-services-program
Burke County DFCS
• County Director – Phyllis Mozee
• 729 West 6th Street
• Waynesboro, Georgia 30830-0390
• Direct Office Number 706-437-6928
• FAX (706) 554-7093

Burke County Health Department
• P.O. Box 238
• 114 Dogwood Drive
• Waynesboro, Georgia 30830
• County Nurse Manager: Gina Richardson, RN
• Phone: (706) 554-3456

Social Security Administration
• Contact: 1-800-772-1213, local (1-706-731-0685), www.socialsecurity.gov
• 115 Robert C Daniel Jr Pkwy, Augusta, GA 30909

Long-Term Care Options in Burke County (within a 25mi radius)
• Amara Health Care & Rehab, 2021 Scott Rd, Augusta, Ga 30906
• Brentwood Health & Rehab, 115 Brentwood Dr, Waynesboro, Ga 30830
• Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home, 1101 15th St, Augusta, Ga 30901
• Gracewood Nursing Facility, 100 Myrtle Blvd, Gracewood, Ga 30812
• Keysville nursing Home & Rehab Center, 1005 Highway 88 N, Keysville, Ga 30816
• The Place at Dean’s Bridge, 3235 Deans Bridge, Augusta, Ga 3006
• PruittHealth- Bethany, 466 S Gray St, Millen, Ga 30442
• PruittHealth-Old Capitol, 310 Highway 1 Bypass, Louisville, Ga 30434
• Syl-View Health Care Center, 411 Pine St, Sylvania, Ga 30467
• Vero Health & Rehab of Wadley, 10200 US Highway 1 S, Wadley, Ga 30477

Hospice Care (Burke County)
• Homestead Hospice, 4210 Columbia Rd, Suite 12D, Augusta, Ga 30907
• PruittHealth Hospice, 620 Ponder Place Drive, Suite 1A, Evans, GA 30809
Contact: 706-651-1535, or (855) 3-PRUITT

Food Services in Burke County
• No results or companies are available at this time

Community Services
• LIFEcard Services, Contact info: New Lifesytles.com
LIFEcard Services enable members of your “personal security” network to look out for you and for your properties or possessions when you are unable.
Category: Adaptive Products, Medical Services
• RXNotify: Contact info: http://www.rxnotify.com/index.cfm?referral_id=newlifestyles_com
Don’t forget to take your medications again! Receive a phone call or text reminder when it’s time to take your medication. Easy to use, Secured and Affordable. (Only .10 cents per text message and .25 cents per call).
Category: Prescription/ Pharmacy Services

Health Services
• Burke Medical Center
351 Liberty Street • Waynesboro, GA 30830
(706) 554-4435
• Wimberley House Ministries
521 South Liberty St.
Waynesboro, GA 30830
Phone: (706) 554-6644
A ministry that is local and tangible, tied to the needs of those in the community.
Goal: To create a genuine interfaith community bringing together and celebrating our diversity rather than allowing it to become a source of division.

Mental Health Services

292 W 4th St, Waynesboro, Ga 30830
706-437-6863
The mission of Ogeechee Behavioral Health Services is to promote a better quality of life, by providing behavioral health services to those most-in-need, in partnership with communities in our service area.

Senior Transportation Services
• There are no transportation services listed at this time

Burke County Emergency Contacts

Fire
• Burke County Emergency Management Agency
277 Ga Highway 24 S, Waynesboro, Ga 30830, 706 554-5498
• Waynesboro Fire Dept.
706 Liberty St 706 554 8037
• Augusta Fire Dept. 1151 Hephzibah-McBean Rd 706 771 2812

Police/Sheriff/Law Enforcement
• Sheriff Investigators 225 Ga -24, Waynesboro, Ga 30830. 706 554-2133
• Burke County, 801 Liberty St 706 554-2284
• Burke County State Ct Sictr 195 Court St 706 437-0464

Medical/Health
• East Central Public Health District/Burke County Health Dept.
114 Dogwood Dr, Waynesboro, Ga 30830
706 554-3456
• Crisis Line: (706) 560-2943
• Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222
• Hospital: 706 554-4435
• Rape Crisis & Sexual Assault: 706 437-8500

Last updated: 4/13/2017

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