Helpful Links 

​​Family Recovery, Inc.


​Local 12 Step Meeting

Alcoholics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous

Marijuana Anonymous

Sexaholics Anonymous


Local Social Services

United Way 2-1-1 

Provides information about local resources such as public assistance, food pantries, clothes closets, legal services, and health care. You can dial 211 from any local phone and receive the helpline which provides information and emergency counseling.

AVITA Community Partners

AVITA Community Partners is a resource for individuals and families in northeast Georgia experiencing the disabling effects of mental illness, developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases. 

        Phone Number 1-800-525-8751

Gateway Domestic Violence Center

P.O. Box 2962

Gainesville, GA 30503

24/7 Crisis hotline: (770) 536-5860

Administration: (770) 529-9080

Rape Response 

Rape Response Inc provides help to survivors of sexual assault, their families and loved ones. Rape Response serves Georgia residents of Dawson, Forsyth, Habersham, Hall, Lumpkin and White counties.  If you are a male or female survivor of sexual assault, age 13 and older, who is seeking services or assistance from Rape Response, please contact our 24 hour crisis line for immediate assistance.

     24/7 Crisis Line: (770) 503-7273


Good News Clinics 

The mission of the Good News Clinic is to offer support and free medical care to the indigent, homeless and low-income people in Hall County who have no healthcare insurance and cannot afford medical care. In addition to primary medical care, the Clinics also provide dental care and medications, and all services are provided at no charge. 

     HOURS: Monday through Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm.

     810 Pine Street

     Gainesville, GA

     (770) 297-5040

Other Local and State Resources

Gainesville City Police Department

     Non-Emergency Reporting (352) 955-1818

Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS)


     Northeastern 222

     465 E.E. Butler Parkway, Suite 2

     Gainesville, GA 30501

     (877) 535-6984


     Serves Hall County


     Georgia Department of Human Resources

     Division of Family and Children Services

     Constituent Services

     2 Peachtree Street, NW

     Atlanta, GA 30303

     (404) 651-9361


     (404) 3550


     (800) 869-1150 or (404) 657-3434


     (404) 651-9361 (phone)

     (404) 657-4483

     General Information (404) 657-3400

Health Department

     Phone: (770)531-5600

     Address: 1290 Athens Street, Gainesville, GA 30507

     Hours of Operation:

     Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00-5:00

     Tuesday 8:00-7:00

     Friday 8:00-3:00