Georgia

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  • Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association Chapters in Georgia

    This document contains a list of Alzheimer's Association Chapters and the association chapters for other related disorders, with contact information. Read More

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    Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging Services
  • Health Care Facility Location and Information Guide

    Department of Human Resources (DHR), Office of Regulatory Services (ORS) regulates health care facilities in Georgia. The Health Care Facility Location and Information Guide lets you search all of the Health Care Related Facilities, Nursing, Personal Care, and Community Living Arrangements, and Child Care facilities in Georgia. You may search according to the kind of facility and according to city, county, or zip code. Content Detail

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    Department of Human Resources, Office of Regulatory Services
  • 211 of South Central Georgia

    2-1-1 is the national abbreviated dialing code for free access to health and human services information and referral (I&R). 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember and universally recognizable number that makes a critical connection between individuals and families in need and the appropriate community-based organizations and government agencies. Content Detail

  • Primary Health Care Centers in Georgia

    This web site contains information about each of the primary health care centers in Georgia. The Office of Regulatory Services regulates primary health care facilities and programs. Most of the regulated health care facilities are certified by ORS for reimbursement under the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Content Detail

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    Department of Human Resources, Office of Regulatory Services
  • Alzheimer's Association Georgia Chapter

    The Alzheimer Association can help answer questions and refer families with people with Alzheimer's to the resources they need, such as appropriate nursing-care facilities. They also operate a 24-hour helpline (1-800-272-3900) for people with questions or problems. Content Detail

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    Alzheimer Association
  • Babies Can't Wait

    Babies Can't Wait is a program run by the State of Georgia which provides services for children under the age of three, who have been diagnosed with a developmental disorder or disability. Content Detail

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    Georgia Department of Human Resources, division of Public Health
  • Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission

    Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission provides a trust fund for persons with Traumatic Brain or Spinal Injuries. The trust fund can be used to pay medical bills, therapy, assistive equipment. There is an application on their website or they can mail the application. Content Detail

  • Children 1st

    Children 1st is a program run by the state of Georgia that screens every newborn for risk-factors for developmental disorders and disabilities. If a disorder or disability is identified, Children 1st can refer families to Babies Can't Wait, Children's Medical Services or other programs Content Detail

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    Georgia Department of Human Resources, division of Public Health
  • Emory Autism Center

    The Emory Autism Center runs a family support program that gives parents training and information about autism. There is a cost, but there are a few sliding-scale scholarships. The EAC also runs a preschool program and other programs for kids with autism. Content Detail

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    Emory University
  • Find A Free Clinic

    A Free Clinic is an organization whose primary mission is to provide health care services free or with a minimal administrative fee to individuals with limited resources. Volunteer health professionals provide a significant portion of health care services. Content Detail

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    Georgia Free Clinic Network
  • Georgia Advocacy Office, Inc.

    The Georgia Advocacy Office is a non-profit organization that advocates for people with developmental disorders, mental illness, nursing-home residents, and others. Content Detail

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    Georgia Advocacy Office
  • Georgia Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Addictive Diseases

    The Georgia Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Addictive Diseases, a part of the Georgia Department of Human Resources, offers many services to persons with developmental disorders, addictive diseases, and others. These services include therapy, consultations, and respite services. Content Detail

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    Georgia Department of Human Resources
  • Marcus Autism Center

    The Marcus Autism Center treats children with developmental disorders, such as Autism, Cerebral Palsy, and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Affiliated with Emory University, the Marcus Autism Center has programs for children and training classes for the families of developmentally disabled persons. Content Detail

  • North Georgia Chapter of Easter Seals

    A statewide organization that provides early-education programs, programs for children with disabilities, including therapy programs. The costs depend on the service that will be provided and other factors, such as the financial situation of the family. Content Detail

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    Easter Seals
  • Southern Georgia Chapter of Easter Seals

    A statewide organization that provides early-education programs, programs for children with disabilities, including therapy programs. The costs depend on the service that will be provided and other factors, such as the financial situation of the family. Content Detail

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    Easter Seals