Community Resources

Resources for Basic Needs

Pickens County Basic Needs Guide

The Pickens County Family Connection website

CARES (for food)
706 253-4778


Mental Health

Georgia Crisis and Access Line

National Suicide Prevention Line

Crisis Textline
Text HOME to 741741

National Center for School Crisis & Bereavement
1-888-53-NCSCB (1-888-536-2722) 
Twitter: @schoolcrisisorg

If you or someone you know is experiencing any sadness, anger, frustration, anxiety, or any other mental health symptoms, please know that there is help. Even during COVID-19 your child can receive mental health support through the phone or video.
Simply contact Georgia HOPE at 706-279-0405 OR


Covid-19 Community Economic Relief

Department of Education Website
Search - Covid-19 and schools

Coronavirus Counseling Tips Sheet

Talking with your student:

Contact Information

Please email us at any time for additional resources. or work cell: 706 273-8690

Kelsey Hughes - School Counselor, Harmony Elementary School