Community Resources

Give help...get help

Want to get involved in local ministries?  

Here are some places you can volunteer or get help.

Azalea City Prison Ministries/Refuge of Hope

Sharing the Gospel with the Incarcerated

Hope after Prison

7566 Hwy 84 E

Quitman, GA 31643

229-263-4064

acpmroh.org

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Celebrate Recovery Valdosta
A Christ-Centered Recovery Ministry

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12-step ministry based on the Bible. We meet every Monday at 6pm at CrossPointe Church and seek to  be a community resource to all. In addition to help with recovery from drugs and alcohol, anyone with a hurt, habit or hang-up can find hope, encouragement and a safe place to deal with their struggles. You can find more info at our website or by calling the number below.

Pat Patten, Ministry Leader
CrossPointe Church
4100 N Valdosta Rd
Valdosta, GA 31602
229-546-5755

website: www.celebraterecovery.cc
email: crvaldosta@gmail.com

**There are many churches in the WAFT listening area that have Celebrate Recovery groups. Check here to find the one closest to you: www.celebraterecovery.com

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Companions2u

We are a Christian based company and we are committed to providing the best possible companionship to older adults and shut-ins. We would like to be there for you to share your interests, or when you simply would like to have a chat. Our companions are warm and friendly and would love to join you for a cup of tea, good conversation and the activity of your choice.

 

Our mission is to improve the quality of life for older adults and shut-ins by bringing a bit of happiness into their homes. 

 

Our Services and Fees

$20.00 Per Hour

Companionship/Activities 

Friendly Conversation 

Good listener for reminiscing 

Games(Board Games, Card Games, Puzzles,ETC.)

Short Walks

Medication Reminders

Reading,Listening to Music & Watching Movies together 

Scrapbooking and Other Hobbies

Help with Calling and Writing Letters to Loved Ones

Preparation of Light Meals(Soup & Sandwiches)

Light House Work

Errands & Light Shopping 

Assist with Making Appointments

Companions to and from Appointments

 

We are also very helpful for caregivers and families. Everyone needs a break from time to time. Companions2u would like to offer you support when you need it.

 

Contact 

Cari Brown-Hawley

CEO/President

Companions2u@yahoo.com

229-412-8147

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Evans Memorial Camp

Evans Memorial Camp provides a place for men and families to come and know their Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Our vision is to bring healing to the fatherless and restore families, by breaking the chains of addiction, and equipping them with the personal tools to build character. 

 

Richard Wagner, Director

1229 N Hwy 221

 Lakeland, GA 31635

229-560-2909

evansmemorialcamp@gmail.com

FB: Evans Memorial Camp Inc.

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Halcyon Hospice 

To comfort...patients & families struggling with serious illness

Halcyon Hospice is committed to delivering the highest quality end-of life care with dignity, compassion and love. We provide pain management, comfort and support to our patients and peace of mind to their loved ones. We offer -in home and facility based care

We are looking for volunteers that would like to help make a difference in their community. As a Halcyon Hospice volunteer, you will receive specialized training and can choose which opportunities are most comfortable for you. Our volunteers can provide these services and more: Companionship, Music, Reading, Certified Pet Companions, Caregiver Relief, Grief support and Administrative Assistance. We look forward to you joining our team!

Halcyon Hospice

101 E. Northside Dr. Bldg. E.

Valdosta GA. 31602

(229) 333-5005

(229) 333-5007 Fax

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House of Hope

A one year home for women struggling with drugs, alcohol or abuse

"House of Hope is a beautifully renovated farm house filled with the love and presence of God......Our number one priority is .....an intimate relationship with Jesus Christ."

 

Sharon Wagner, Executive Director

PO Box 489

Lake Park, GA 31636

229-241-2707

www.houseofhopegeorgia.org

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Jesus and Jam

Spreading the Love of Jesus

We are a non-profit organization, reaching the children of Clinch County with a meal and a message. 

Volunteers meet Saturdays at 7:45 a.m. to pack meals for 850-900 children. We also have Community Garden and Learning Kitchen ministries.

Lee LaJuanta Mattox

75 Hampton Street

Homerville, GA 31634

912-337-5342

www.facebook.com/JesusAndJam/

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Lifehouse Maternity Home

Offering shelter and hope to unwed pregnant girls

Lifehouse Maternity Home is now offering "Earn While You Learn," a program offering Boutique Bucks. Join parenting classes, Bible studies, etc and earn Boutique Bucks! These bucks can be used at the boutique to buy baby clothes, maternity clothes, food, baby supplies, and more. They also offer job training, a fatherhood program, and tutoring.



LaRae Moore, Executive Director

403 E 2nd St

Tifton, GA 31793

229-396-5433

SGMLifehouse.org

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Living Bridges Ministry

We are a group of Christians from several area churches who are answering God’s call to serve a neighborhood in South Valdosta!

What we do:

Kids’ Connection, our Vacation Bible School at the park, runs for 8 Saturdays during the months of June, July, August and September.

Transformations helps people transition out of poverty and into self-sufficient living. 

Other ministries include: Trunk or TreatThanksgiving Luncheon

Birthday Party for Jesus!Clothing Exchanges, and coming soon, Mom's Connection.

 

Mailing Address: 

Darcy Gunter

9302 Davidson Road

PMB 175

Moody AFB, GA 31699

229-234-7427

livingbridgesministry.org

FB: livingbridgesministry

email: info@livingbridgesministry.org

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The Mailbox Club

Bible Correspondence  Lessons for Children

Mark Eager, Director

404 Eager Road

Valdosta, GA 31602

229-244-6812

mailboxclub.org

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Options Now

A clinic providing care and support

Want to make a difference for life?  Join the life-affirming team at Options Now.  Volunteers are needed:  receptionists, patient advocates, prayer warriors – Together your time, talents and resources can make a difference.  Call 229-333-0080 for more information.  Options Now offers free pregnancy testing, limited obstetrical ultrasound and STI Testing for individuals who find themselves in an unexpected pregnancy. Call today for more information, 229-506-5017.

 

Becky Deas, Director

214 W Park Ave

Valdosta, GA 31602

229-333-0080

onpartners.org

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Penfield Christian Homes, Inc

Addiction Recovery Ministry for Men and Women

Established in 1979, Penfield Christian Homes is a ministry of the Georgia Baptist Mission Board with three campuses in Georgia: two male and one female. Penfield is carrying out its mission to "Reclaim Alcohol and Drug Addicted Men and Women Through Christ and Christian Love.” 

Penfield offers a six-week professional residential treatment program to reclaim the lives of adult men and women suffering from addiction to drugs and alcohol. They also provide family education and aftercare support groups. 

 

Contact an admissions counselor today.

1-866-542-5378

penfieldrecovery.com

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Pregnancy Care Center

"You are not alone"



Barbara Chapple

202 College Ave S

Douglas, GA 31533

912-393-1188

email: carecenter202@yahoo.com

tricountypcc.org/

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Pregnancy Center of Southwest Georgia

"You're not alone"



Linda Carter

320 N Crawford St

Thomasville, GA 31792

229-226-0510

email: info@the-pregnancy-center.com

the-pregnancy-center.com/

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Repeat Boutique Thrift Store

Proceeds benefit Options Now, the local pregnancy support clinic



Robin Derocco, Store Manager

285 Norman Dr

Valdosta, GA 31601

229-333-0063

repeatboutique-ga.com

Store Hours:

Monday-Saturday 9AM- 4PM

 

Second Store Location

422A Northside Dr

Valdosta, GA 31602

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Restored Treasures: Upscale Thrift Shop

Proceeds benefit Evans Memorial Camp & House of Hope

103 Avenue B

Valdosta, GA 31601

229-242-8371

 

Store Hours:  Monday-Saturday 9:30AM-5:30PM

FB: Restored Treasures - Upscale Thrift Shop

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The Plentiful Pig, a local non-profit, is a ministry partner of WAFT. Plentiful Pig provides high quality pork to deserving organizations like shelters, food banks, disaster relief  and other groups that provide supportive services to people in need.  You can find more information and donate online at theplentifulpig.org

A ministry outreach of Thompson Farms. 

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V1L (Veterans First Light)

V1L is a place where wounded warriors can learn to stand courageously in their relationships, lives, community, and faith.  Our community provides a safe environment for growth and healing.

 

Vision: To empower veterans in redefining purpose and creating a new legacy.

Mission: To reawaken purpose for military veterans and their families by providing holistic support and direct advocacy through partnerships with peers and community resources. 

 

Veterans First Light

2333 S. Patterson Street

Valdosta, GA 31601

229-460-6017

info@veteransfirstlight.org

V1L.org

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ADDRESS

215 Waft Hill Lane
Valdosta, GA 31602


mail@waft.org

Call or TEXT: 229-244-5180 

888-WAFT-101 (recorded testimonial line)
 

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Dial this number to listen: 701-300-5020 

OFFICE HOURS

Monday-Friday

9a -1p