Effingham County Office

Robert H. Demere, Jr. United Way Effingham Service Center

Located in one of the fastest growing counties in the State of Georgia, the United Way Effingham Service Center in Rincon is a hub for the following programs:

Education & Youth Development:

  • Future Minds Literacy & Adult Education (912.349.2605) – GED prep and adult literacy (no cost)
  • Effingham Community Orchestra (912.836.5300, x110) – Volunteer musicians

Economic Independence:

  • Social Apostolate (912.826.5300, x113/912.233.1877) – Georgia ID’s & birth certificates (no cost)
  • VITA (912.826.5300, x100) – Electronic income tax preparation and filing (no cost)
  • Effingham CONNECT (912.826.5300, x116) – Job readiness (interviewing skills, resume writing, workplace attire and etiquette, budgeting) (no cost)
  • MedBank (912.826.5300, x112) – Public benefits screening for SNAP (food stamps), Medicaid, etc. (no cost)
  • Georgia Legal Services (912.826.5300, x100) – Legal consultation (no cost)
  • Georgia Department of Labor – Vocational Rehab (912.486.7535) – Disability employment assistance
  • Consumer Credit Counseling Service (912.691.2227) – Financial consultation (no cost)

Health & Wellness:

  • FORCE (912.826.5300, x100) – Supplemental food assistance (no cost)
  • Savannah Speech & Hearing Center (912.355.4601) – Hearing screenings and speech therapy
  • Medical Equipment Lending Library (912.826.5300, x100) – Use of wheelchairs, canes, walkers, shower chairs, etc. (no cost)
  • MedBank (912.826.5300, x112) – Prescription medication assistance to the uninsured for chronic illnesses (no cost)
  • Hammers, Hearts & Hands (912.826.5300, x101) – Wheelchair ramps constructed for individuals with mobility difficulties
  • Yoga for the Walking Wounded (912.826.5300, x100) – Yoga classes (no cost)
  • Hospice Savannah’s Full Circle (912.826.5300, x113/912.629.1089) – Grief counseling (no cost)
  • East Georgia Counseling (912.764.7785)
  • Katie McGrory Counseling and Play Therapy (912.441.1435)

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