15 Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. 16 If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it? ~ James 2:15-16

The following Agencies and organization provide services to the Camden County community:

Virtual AA Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) – Online Intergroup

Program website: http://aa-intergroup.org/directory.php

Virtual AA Meetings provide support to those struggling with alcohol addiction in various formats (e-mail, chat, forms, telephone). During meetings, participants share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Drug Addiction Hotline

800-420-9064

The Drug Addiction Hotline provides a confidential and private space to discuss your addiction, treatment options, and hardships without judgement or prejudice. This program helps individuals browse rehab, detox, and sober living options as well as drug and alcohol addiction programs by state. This program provides 24/7 Drug Addiction Hotline services

AA Meetings (in person)

Camden Serenity Club-Kingsland

313 Central Avenue

Kingsland, GA

(912) 265-0892

Meetings available daily

AA is a program developed to help alcoholics obtain sobriety. It is free to attend a meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous in Kingsland, GA as the funding is donated from its members. AA is one of most commonly known programs in the United States and around the world that helps countless men and women achieve sobriety in the pursuit of lifelong recovery. AA meetings are typically made up of small groups of individuals who share their experiences achieving sobriety and are there to help new members obtain sobriety.

Camden House Domestic Violence Shelter

912-882-7858

P.O. Box 5159 St. Marys, GA 31558

You are welcome at Camden House. Contact us to get the help you need.  All services are free and confidential. No judgment. Emergency Shelter, Child Services, Court Accompaniment, Short Term Counseling and Support, Support Groups, Community Outreach.

Camden Community Food Bank

Church of Restoration

2475 Village Dr. Suite 100

Kingsland, GA 31548

904-557-3379

Free food items are given out on Tuesdays from 10-12 PM at the church. Anyone can come to receive the food items they need. We are always welcome to volunteers in this ministry! We believe that meeting others’ practical needs opens a door through which we can introduce others to Jesus.

Church Girls
Main Office & Blessing Room

1204 Hospitality Ave Suite A

Kingsland, GA 31548

(912) 729-1427

Currently services are available by appointment only. Our mission is to encourage, engage, and equip others to believe in the impossible. We strive to positively impact the life of every person we meet by assisting them with bridging the gap of essential needs that are missing from their lives.We have a boutique with clothing and essential items, Housing and rental assistance, Utility payment assistance, job application and placement services and more.

Community Services

Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority

106 Hall Street East, Saint Marys, GA 31558

912-729-2580

Community Services provides direct case management services and additional supportive services to families and individuals. All programs are designed specifically to reduce poverty. Main Services include help find housing, daily life skills, help pay for food, help pay for housing, help pay for utilities, financial education, case management, help find work, skills & training

Financial Assistance and Counseling

by Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS)

926 USS James Madison Road, Kings Bay Base, GA 31547

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society provides funds to help active duty or retired Sailors and Marines with a wide range of financial needs. This program provides funds to help with a wide range of financial needs. Common situations include: Food, rent/mortgage, utilities, essential home repairs, establishing a new residence, including security and utility deposits. Car expenses, such as repairs and insurance deductibles, medical expenses, Military pay shortage / delayed entitlements. Funeral expenses

Gateway Community Service Board

Camden County Outpatient Clinic

701-A Charles Gilman Jr. Blvd.
Kingsland, GA 31548
Toll-Free Number:(866) 557-9955; Local Number: (912) 576-4357

Adult, Child & Adolescent services: Individual, Group, and Family Counseling, Nursing Assessment and Care, Psychiatric Evaluations and Care, Intensive Community Based Treatment, Coordination with Primary Care Providers, Housing Assistance Program, Pharmacy Assistance, Supported Employment & Job Coaching, Patient Assistance with Medications, Addictive Disease Services, Nursing Assessment and Care.

The Harvest House food pantry

 Kingsland First United Methodist Church

120 E. Williams St.

Kingsland, GA 31548

912-729-5445

Harvest House provides food, clothing, love and prayer for those in need in Camden County. The pantry provides both temporary and long term food assistance. All qualified clients receive USDA foods the GNAP program provides foods for households with children. Clients are required to show a Georgia ID for head of household and a SSN for each person in their household. All information collected is 100% confidential. There is a clothes closet available on premises for Harvest House clients.

King’s Village

(912) 576-5415

451 S Lee St
Kingsland, GA 31548

King’s Village is a place that helps people who are struggling in the community of Kingsland Georgia by providing them the necessities needed to get them back on their feet. As well as  getting them back on their feet they also provide a place of safety for this is a place of missionary of ” Camden Mission” 

Makua Aloha Center

912-227-2549

The Center is dedicated to our U.S. Veterans. We show our appreciation and extend ourselves to provide broad range of counseling, referral services and outreach to eligible veterans. Our goal is to help veterans make a fulfilling re-adjustment to civilian life. Services Offered include Safe and affordable housing, Individualized service goal/treatment plan for each resident, Case management services, Job skills and training, Income stability, Assist each resident to secure permanent housing and achieve self-sufficiency.

Ravens of Elijah Food Ministry

(912) 552-0621

Ravens of Elijah Food Ministries provides perishable items such as breads, fruits and vegetables, meats, and desserts to households experiencing food insecurity. No proof of income is required to receive food.  ID is required as proof of residence. This program supplies critical nutrition to hungry individuals and families. They also have volunteers that will deliver to shut-ins or disable persons. Currently food distribution is held Tuesdays for residents of Woodbine, White Oak and Waverly, Wednesday Kingsland residents are served and Thursdays and reserved for St. Marys residents. Ravens food giveaway hours are 12:00 to 4:00 at 130 Scrubby Bluff Road in Kingsland.

Project SHARE

The Salvation Army – Georgia Division

912-882-2200 

1909 Osborne Road, St. Marys, GA 31558

Project SHARE provides emergency bill-payment assistance to individuals and families facing a temporary crisis that threatens their home. SHARE attempts to target the most urgent need, emergency payments, help pay for housing, help pay for utilities, prescription assistance. financial assistance.

Suicide Prevention

Call or Text 988

 988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (now known as the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline), and is now active across the United States. When people call, text, or chat 988, they will be connected to trained counselors that are part of the existing Lifeline network. These trained counselors will listen, understand how their problems are affecting them, provide support, and connect them to resources if necessary.

Text Only Suicide Crisis Line

Text BRAVE to the Crisis Text Line at 741741, a trained crisis counselor will receive it and respond within minutes. Then, the crisis counselor will help you de-escalate your situation and connect you to help locally.

Transportation- Coastal Regional Coaches

Coastal Regional Commission of Georgia

1181 Coastal Drive SW
Darien, GA 31305
912.514.1593

The Transportation Services Department provides regional transportation services for any purpose within the ten counties of the Coastal Georgia region through the Coastal Regional Coaches bus transit system. The regional transit system serves all 10 coastal regional counties: Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, and Screven. Trips must be scheduled 24 hours in advance. Transit Services run Mon-Fri from 7 AM to 5 PM. There is a fee for using the CRC services: Within one county travel base rate: $3 one-way / $6 round-trip, Multi-county travel: Base rate plus $3 per county crossed.

Veteran’s Health Clinic

2603 Osborne Road
Kings Bay Village Suite E
St. Marys, GA 31558-3843

912-510-3420

Mental Health hotline for Veterans 912-510-3420

The Saint Marys VA Clinic provides a broad range of services for eligible Veterans. Primary Care services feature Preventive and Patient-Centered care approaches that offer a wide variety of specialty care services that include Women’s Health, Laboratory & Vaccinations, Mental Health Care, Nutrition & Weight Management, Social Work, Substance Abuse & Tobacco Cessation, and Telehealth Services for a wide-variety of medical issues. Veterans in need of other specialty services are referred to the Gainesville or Lake City VA Medical Center.

Area Food Banks

Hunger Hotline 912-409-6920