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Appling County

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

Area Agency on Aging
Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission
Gail Thompson, AAA Director
331 West Parker Street
Baxley, GA 31513
Phone: 912.367.3648
Toll Free: 888.367.9913
Fax: 912.367.3640

Brett Manning, Executive Director
5405 Oak Street
Eastman, Georgia 31023
Phone: 478.374.4771
Fax: 478.374.0703
Other Social Service Providers
Senior Center
Appling County Senior Center
Michael Jordon, County Coordinator
57 Harvey St
Baxley, GA 31513
Phone: (912) 367-6127
Fax: (912) 367-4050

Department of Family and Children Services
Appling County DFCS
1160 West Parker Street,
County Director- Vickie Jackson
Baxley, Georgia 31513-0622
Direct Office Number (912) 526-5468
To report child abuse, call the CPS Central Intake Center at 1-855-422-4453
For questions regarding Food Stamps, Medicaid, TANF or Childcare, contact the Georgia One Customer Contact Center at 1-877-423-4746
Fax Number (888) 704-9391 (Only for Food Stamp, Medicaid, TANF or Child Care Verification)

Social Security Administration

Georgia Legal Service Program

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
Georgia Southwestern State University
800 GSW University Drive
Americus, Georgia 31709-4379
Phone: (229) 928-1234
Fax: (229) 931-2663

Concerted Services Inc (This is also the info for congregate meals)


389 E Allen St
Baxley, GA 31513
Phone: (912) 367-5371

Columbia County Cares Food
1959 Appling Harlem Rd
Appling, GA 30802-3722
Local: (706) 541-2834


Comfort Care Hospice
88 Heritage St
Baxley, Georgia 31513
Phone: 912-367-4146
Fax: 912-367-4147

Georgia Hospice Care
Phone: 912-427-3202

Appling County Public Library
242 E Parker St, Baxley, GA 31513
Phone: (912) 367-8103

Long-Term Care Facilities

Appling Nursing Home
301 East Tollison Street
Baxley, GA 31513-0120
Phone: (912) 367-4645

Appling Long Term Care
61 Donnie Lane
Baxley, GA 31513-8735.
Phone: (912) 367-4663

Lakeview Retirement Home

11 Stephens Ave
Baxley, GA 31513
Phone: (912)-367-9109

Wynn Care (Assisted Living & Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility)
426 E Parker St
Baxley, GA
(866) 825-8543

Home Health Care Services

Rescare Home Care
510 S Main St
Baxley, GA 31513
Phone: (912) 366-1622

Visiting Nurses Association (Non-Profit Organization)
68 Oak St
Baxley, GA 31513
Phone: (912) 367-4621

Altamaha Homecare
68 Oak St
Baxley, GA 31513
Phone: (912) 367-1046

VNA of Appling County, Inc.
68 N Oak St # A
Baxley, GA 31513-31
Phone: 912-537-3343
Fax: 912-538-1350

63 E. Tollison St
Baxley, GA 31515
Phone: (912)367-9841

Mental Health Services
Executive Director
June A. DiPolito
Appling Counseling Center
2008 MLK JR Ave, Suite B.
PO Box 1007 (mail)
Baxley, GA 31515
Phone: (912) 367-4614
Fax: (912) 367-9048

Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities
Jose Lopez, Behavioral Health Regional Services Administrator
Katherine McKenzie, Developmental Disabilities Regional Services Administrator
Intake & Evaluation Team
Phone: 912-303-1649
Fax: 912-351-6309

Respite Services

Adult Day Services Guys

Transportation Services

Emergency Medical Services

BAXLEY, GA 31513
Phone: (912)367-9841

Baxley Fire Department
Fire Station
282 E Parker St
Baxley, Ga 31513
Phone: (912) 705-1008

Sheriffs Office
560 Barnes St # B
Baxley, GA 31513
Phone: (912) 367-8120

American Association of Poison Control Centers
1 (800) 222-1222

Rape Crisis
Safe Harbor Children’s Advocacy Center & Connie Smith Rape Crisis Center
Brunswick, GA 31520
(912) 222-5507 Crisis
(912) 554-0609 Admin
(912) 554-0400 Fax
Appling, Camden

Last updated: 11/17/2017