Center for Social Gerontology
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Washington County

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



Senior Services in Washington County
Related Agencies and Organizations

Central Savannah River Area Regional Commission- 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

Washington County Department of Family and Children Services
County Director – Tavia Harris
1124 South Harris Street
P. O. Box 108
Sandersville, Georgia 31082-0108
Direct Office Number – Line1: (706) 678-6249
Direct Office Number – Line2: (706) 678-2867
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 (706) 434-6195 (Only for Food Stamp, Medicaid, TANF or Child Care Verification)

Social Security Administration
109 Cypress Corners Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone: 1-866-348-5817

Washington County Regional Medical Center
610 Sparta Rd, Sandersville, GA 31082
(478) 240-2000

Long-term Care:

Washington County Extended Care Facility
610 Sparta Rd, Sandersville, GA 31082

Smith Medical Nursing Care Center
501 E McCarty St Sandersville, GA 31082
Phone: 478-552-5155

Heritage Inn of Sandersville Health and Rehab
652 Ferncrest Dr, Sandersville, GA 31082
Phone: 478-552-3015

Tennille Assisted Living
525 N Main St, Tennille, GA 31089
Phone: 866-826-8384

Hospice Care:

Hospice Care Option- Hospital at Milledgeville
811 N. Cobb Street, Suite 3
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone: 478-453-8572

Serenity Place- Hospice House
504 Parker Dairy Rd
Dublin, GA 31021
Phone: 478-275-8930

Serenity Hospice Care
520 Hillcrest Pkwy
Dublin, GA 31021
Phone: 478-272-2015

Hospice Advantage
6585 E College St #A
Wrightsville, GA 31096
Phone: 478-864-8118

Food Services:

Christian Life Center of Washington County
310 East Church Street
Sandersville, GA – 31082

Johnson County Senior Citizens
Senior Center
108 Hilton Holton Street

Washington County Senior Center
446 N Hospital Rd, Sandersville, GA 31082
Washington County Senior Center
446 Maurice Friedman Dr
Sandersville, GA 31082
478-552-0898 or 478-552-0013

Mental Health Services:

Step One Recovery Center
Mental Health Service
600 N Jefferson St

Washington County Hgh Sch/Psychotherapy
501 Industrial Dr

Respite Services:

The Point & Family Directions / Adult Clinic / Day Support / Child and Adolescents Services
522 Washington Ave
Sandersville Ga 31082
Phone: 478-553-2424 (Adult Clinic)
Phone: 478-553-2432 (Day Support)

Oconee Center Washington County Service Center
824 Golden Hawk Drive (Previously was 824 School Street)
Sandersville Ga 31082
Phone: 478-553-2341

Respite Care
Smith Medical Nursing Care Center
Respite care in Washington County for the Elderly
501 East Mccarty St
Sandersville Georgia 31082

(All Fire, Law Enforcement, and Medical)


Sandersville Fire Department (478) 552-6233
Tennille Fire Department (478) 552-7875
Davisboro Fire Department (478) 348-6060

The Human Services Transportation Program
Jefferson County
Call 920-674-8104 to request a driver
Service: To provide Driver/Escort Services to the elderly and persons with disabilities to get to medical appointments. This program is only available to those individuals who have no other means of transportation. A $ 1.00 donation is requested per one-way in-county trip. A $10.00 donation is requested per round trip out of county transportation.
Police/Sherriff/Law Enforcement:

Washington County Sheriff Office 478-552-4795
Sandersville Police Department 478-552-3121


Washington County Health Department 478-552-3210
Poison Control 800-282-5846
Hospital 478-240-2000
Sandersville Ambulance Service (for non-emergency) 478-240-2199

Last updated: 11/17/2017

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