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We are a government-run animal care facility. We house unwanted, abandoned, and stray animals. Stray animals are subject to a 3 day holding period prior to adoption or euthanasia, but owner-surrenders require no holding period before adoption/euthanasia. Please visit our website to view our adoptable animals! If you cannot adopt, but would like to help our organization, please view our donation wish list, or consider being a foster home for our animals...even if you can only foster one, each one counts!Read more
The Chattooga County Senior Citizens Center is a service provided for senior men and women in Chattooga County. The center and its programs are funded through the North Georgia Regional Commission. All Chattooga County citizens sixty or older are invited to take advantage of the senior center and its various activities.The Senior Citizens Center offers a variety of programs for the senior community of Chattooga County. The center, located beside the Chattooga County Public Library Headquarters in Summerville, provides a “Meals on Wheels” Program that provides meals for senior citizens across Chattooga County. The center also hosts activities and programs for seniors.
The Chattooga County Multi-Purpose Center is operated by the Commissioner’s Office. The center, located on Senior Drive in Summerville, provides a home for various county services. The center is home to the Chattooga County Food Pantry, the North Georgia Community Action Headquarters, and the Adult Education/GED program. The Food Pantry is operated to help families that are in need of food. The pantry depends on charitable donations in order to provide this service to the community. Each year, countless advocacy groups, student organizations, and other groups join together to provide for the center. The North Georgia Community Action Headquarters helps various community support services and advocacy groups to collaborate. These groups are able to focus on a variety of issues facing Chattooga County.
The Adult Literacy/GED program allows for non-traditional adult students to work towards their GED. In order to participate in the program you must be at least 16 years of age and 18 years to take the actual GED examination....