Gilmer County Housing & Resources

Food Food Pantry – Anyone who would like to learn more about the services, volunteer, donate food or receive food may visit on Wednesday or just call. Located at 266 Saylor Drive, Unit 5 in Ellijay. 706-273-3663. Open Wednesdays 10 – 1pm. You may receive food once a month. You need to fill out an application and have proof of residence in Gilmer county, a picture id and be able to prove financial need to receive government subsidized food.
Food Angel Food Ministries – by World Harvest Church. 706-636-1127
Meals for the Homebound – Gilmer County Senior Center has a home delivered lunch program. For more info, call 706-635-7688.
Blue Ridge
Meals for the Homebound – The Meals on Wheels program delivers meals. Call 706-632-5438.
Food Meals on Wheels – 1-800-759-2963.
Dept. of Family and Child Services (DFACS) – 706-635-2361.
Child Support Hotline – 800-227-7993
Office of Child Support Enforcement – 706-276-2364
Family Family Connection – 368 Craig Street Ellijay, GA 30540, 706-276-2319, 706-276-2342
Health Gilmer County Health Dept. – 28 Southside Church Street Ellijay, GA, 706-635-4363
Legal GA Legal Services – available to low income residents. Does not handle criminal cases. For an appointment, call 770-535-5717 or 800-745-5717 between 9-11 am.
Housing Affordable Housing Hotline- Call (706) 635-7464.
Housing GA Hotline for Homeless – 1-877-243-1576
Housing House of Hope – for women with drug & alcohol issues Talking Rock, GA 706-635-7224 (7222)
Housing Fannin County Shelter – 706-632-8400 Or 1-800-334-2836
Housing Jasper Shelter – 706-253-7977 or 706-253-2747.
Adult Protective Services (APS) – Gilmer County – 706-374-6626 or State office of Adult Protective Services – 1-888-774-0152
Aging Alzheimer’s Association – 706-275-0819.
Aging Area Agency on Aging – 1-800-759-2963.
Mental Health Highland River Mental Health Facility – 706-276-2024.
Mental Health Mental Health Hotline – Statewide Single point of Service 1-800-923-2305 For crisis situations – suicide, homicide and for determining where one fits into the system.
Hospice Hospice Blue Ridge – 706-632-0316
Hospice Hospice Jasper – 1-800-692-7199.
Red Cross – 706-669-9089, BBT Building
Salvation Army – 706-278-3966
Books Book Swap – Read for Free (or at least just the cost of shipping) These websites are on-line book swapping sites. You trade in the books you have read for other books you haven’t read yet. or or
New Mothers First Steps Program- A support group for new mothers. Call 706-632-6063.
Safe Choice – Diapers and healthcare for pregnant women – baby supplies, 228 Dalton Street Ellijay, GA 706-276-1945, Hrs: Mon & Thurs 11:00 to 5:00, Tues 11:00 to 6:00, Fri 11:00 – 4:00
Recycling Recycling – bag your glass, plastic and aluminum together. Cardboard and newspaper separate. Part of County dump on Aska Road in Blue Ridge.
Recycling Recycle Convenience Center – Plastic, Glass and Scrap Metal located in Jasper. For more info, call 706-253-8872.
Animal Homeward Bound Pet Rescue – has dogs and cats for adoption. Also needs foster families for dogs and cats waiting to be adopted. Call today to adopt a new friend! 706-698-HOME
Animal Second Chance Animal Sanctuary – is a no-kill rescue group. They provide spaying and neutering and educational programs. They also rescue homeless animals and takes them to NJ to be adopted since there is a shortage of pets there. The animals are all spayed/neutered and checked out before the road trip. They need volunteers and donations. Second Chance Animal Sanctuary, Inc., P.O. Box 997, Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Animal Gateway Pet Rescue – They spaying and neuter the animals they adopt out. Adoptions held on Saturdays at 11-4pm in the parking lot by Roses on Hwy 515. For more info on adopting a pet, becoming a volunteer, or making a donation, call 706-258-2367. Donations may be mailed to Gateway at PO Box 931 Blue Ridge, GA 30513.
Animal Animal shelter – serving Gilmer County. Please don’t dump your animals! Take them to the animal shelter where someone else can adopt them. Closed Wed. and Sundays 176 Brett Dickey Memorial Dr. Ellijay, GA 706-635-2166 Animal Control Website
Animal Animal shelter – serving Fannin County. Please don’t dump your animals! As a last resort, take them to the animal shelter. 706-632-3845
Animal Spay / Neuter programs – serving Gilmer and Fannin Counties. For qualifying pet owners. Gilmer County Spay Ellijay 706-698-4663 or Fannin County S.N.A.P. 706-632-0366.
Employment Get Rich Quick Scams – Don’t be fooled! These websites give more info on fighting against Get Rich Scams: Project Fal$e Hope$ or
Employment Goodwill Career Center – non-profit can help you find work in the area. Many services available including internet access and job postings. Located at 1123 Progress Rd in Ellijay. 706-276-4768.
Employment Global Employment Solutions – for-profit employment agency can help you find temporary or permanent, part-time or full time employment or employees. M-F 8-5 978 S. Main St. Ellijay, GA 30540 706-636-5208.
Transportation The DAV Transportation Network – provides free transportation to the VA medical facilities. Call 706-632-3742 or mail to P.O. Box 1776, Blue Ridge, Ga., 30513.
Transportation Transportation MATS – 706-276-6287
Sex Offender Gilmer County Sex Offender Registry – provided by the Gilmer County Sheriff’s Department. Sex Offender Website

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