ADVOCATES FOR CHILDREN
Advocates for Children provides services to children and families who have been the victims of abuse and neglect. We also offer multiple layers of personal care through an array of programs to reduce the incidence of child abuse. Advocates serves 11 Northwest Georgia counties offering safety, comfort, and hope to over 3,000 children and families every year.
ALLATOONA RESOURCE CENTER
The ARC works with the South Bartow Community to provide certain direct services to residents of Bartow County. The Center also serves as a source of information and referral for available programs and services from various other agencies. You must be a Bartow County Resident and most programs and services have additional restrictions and qualifications that must be met in order to receive assistance. The ARC also serves as a Community Advocate working with the business community, non-profits, civic groups and others to raise awareness throughout Bartow County of the needs and concerns of the South Bartow community.
The Bookmobile provides library services to the children and adults of southern Bartow County. We seek to instill a love of reading and knowledge among those we serve by promoting print literacy and digital literacy. Children who enjoy reading typically do better in school and are more likely to graduate and go on to be financially stable adults.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF BARTOW COUNTY
Since 1990 the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bartow County has worked tirelessly to provide quality youth development services to the youth of our community who need it the most.
Our Mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Bartow County provides a wide range of educational, social and enrichment programs, cultural enrichment, and prevention and intervention services to children ages 6-18. The Clubs are open when children and their families need us the most, after school and all day during summer and school holidays.
For a vast majority of our members, their Club is the only viable option for services. Members find a caring and nurturing professional staff, a warm safe environment where staff and volunteers offer guidance and a genuine concern for their well-being. This in turn, helps nurture them into responsible citizens with a moral compass.
The Organization has two Clubs, the Cartersville Unit on Henderson Drive, and the Adairsville Unit on King Street. The Organization enjoys a variety of collaborative partners and is constantly exploring methods to offer services to all segments and areas of Bartow County.
CHRISTIAN LEAGUE FOR BATTERED WOMEN
Since 1985, Tranquility House of Cartersville has been a recognized leader in assisting and educating victims of abuse, their families, and the community at large. The facility is comprised of a committed Board of Directors and a dedicated staff, all of whom work together to provide very specialized assistance to the victims of domestic violence.
The mission of Tranquility House is to provide an emergency shelter as a refuge for women and their children who are victims of domestic violence, a 24 hour crisis hotline, and to further promote community awareness of the problems of domestic violence.
COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM
The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help. CERT members also are encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking a more active role in emergency preparedness projects in their community.
Everyone deserves a place to call home. But for some, finding that warm, safe place isn’t so easy. That’s why Hickory Log provides a caring safe haven for men with intellectual disabilities to live a comfortable life.
Located in Bartow County, we are a personal care home for men that gives vocational skills, job training, meals, shelter, medical care, and financial management to our residents. Founded by a group of determined parents of children with disabilities, we have grown from a small, but passionate project into a fully operational facility that provides dormitory style living with capacity for twenty-three men.
NORTH BARTOW COMMUNITY SERVICES
North Bartow Community Services is a non-profit organization providing a helping hand to a needy individuals and families in the North Bartow County area. We have served the community since October 1984.
Our services are provided to Bartow County residents with addresses of the following cities: Adairsville, Kingston, White, Rydal, Pine Log, and Fairmount.
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.