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Southeast Georgia Communities Project

Southeast Georgia Communities Project (SEGCP) was established February 3, 1995 as a non profit 503(c) organization. The mission of the organization is to serve the community by promoting all aspects of human dignity through self empowerment in the area of health and education. These efforts allow low income individuals to become partners and contributors in charitable efforts and support systems rather than just consumers.

SEGCP is located in 3 of the 4 poorest counties in Southeast Georgia to address health education and disease prevention (Candler, Tattnall and Toombs Counties). These counties have a high concentration of Latino residents working mainly as agriculture workers. However, other industries such as, poultry plants, clothing factories and forestry employ transient Latino workers.

The Sweet Onion Country, as this area is called, has approximately 9,000 migrant and seasonal farm workers. Approximately 1/3 of these workers are transient, most of them arriving from Texas, Florida and Mexico. However, a new influx of other migrant farmers comprised of African American, Asian and veterans has been seen in the past 3 years. The larger part of farm-workers are being contracted as H2A's, who make up 40% of the total Latino population and who are residents who are temporally in our community to work in agriculture. 

GOALS

  • To serve as liaisons between health and service providers for the growing Latino community.
  • To educate through health prevention education, workshops, outreach efforts
  • To help the Latino community navigate within the social and medical services available in their community
  • To bridge the language gap with local and state agencies needing qualified language interpreters and translators
  • To provide limited support services through our food pantry, clothing closet, utility, prescription program and offer transportation to medical appointments as well to government and federal agencies as needed.  

SPECIAL UPDATE:

SEGCP WILL BE PROVIDING CURBSIDE FOOD BASKETS MONDAY - THURSDAY FROM 9 TO 12 PM

UPON ARRIVAL TO OFFICE - CALL 912-526-5451

YOU WILL BE REGISTERED / NO SIGNATURE REQUIRED

BASKET WILL BE PLACED ON PORCH FOR YOU TO PICK UP. 

EN ESPANOL

ESTAMOS OFRECIENDO DISPENSA DE ALIMENTOS DE LUNES A JUEVES DE 9 AM A 12 PM.

OFRECEMOS ASISTENCIA FINANCIERA A CAMPESINOS NECESITANDO AYUDA A PAGAR RENTA, LUZ, AGUA O QUE NECESITAN COMIDA. LLAME A 912-526-5451. APOYADO POR HISPANOS EN FILANTROPIA. 

SI ERES DIABETICO, TENEMOS MONITADORAS DE GLUCOSA PATROCINADAS POR LA FONDACION DE HEALTHCARE GEORGIA . GRATIS. SI NECESITA UNA, LLAME AL 912-526-5451 

ESTA ORGANIZACION NO ESTA LIGADA CON NINGUN BENEFICIO DE GOBIERNO. LAS EMPLEADAS SON VOLUNTARIAS, Y NO SE LES PAGA POR SERVICIOS RENDIDOS. SE NECESITA RECAUDAR $1,200.00 POR MES PARA TENER ESTA OFICINA ABIERTA, SUS CONTRIBUCIONES NOS AYUDAN PARA ESE PROPOSITO.

AQUI TENEMOS BILES DE LUZ, TELEFONO, INTERNET, CABLE, ASEGURANZAS DE EDEFICIO Y TRANSPORTE, GASTOS PARA COMPRAR UTILES COMO PAPEL, TINTA PARA COPIADORAS, PLUMAS, BOLSAS PARA LA COMIDA, Y MUCHOS MAS NECESIDADES. SU APOYO ES NECESARIO PARA MANTENER ESTA OFICINA AL CORRIENTE. GRACIAS POR SU APOYO. 

UP COMING EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS:

FOOD DISTRIBUTION

EVERY 3RD FRIDAY OF THE MONTH

PARTIN PARK IN LYONS

11:00AM TO 2:00 PM

Like us on Facebook @ Southeast Georgia Communities Project for more information on food distribution during COVID-19

DUE TO covid-19, OUR LOBBY WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE PUBLIC. SEGCP WILL BE DISPENSING CURBSIDE FOOD BASKETS.

CALL US (912) 526-5451

REGISTER BY PHONE

WAIT IN CAR

FOOD WILL BE PLACED IN BASKET ON PORCH FOR PICK-UP.

SEGCP WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY JULY 5TH, IN OBSERVANCE OF 4TH OF JULY. WE WILL OPEN ON TUESDAY AT 9AM

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY

LOTS OF GOOD CLOTHING TO PICK FROM . TELL A FRIEND AND SEE YOU AT OUR CLOTHING GIVE-A -WAY

BE PART OF OUR

$1 DOLLAR CHALLENGE

FOR ANY SERVICES BEING PROVIDED BY SEGCP, GIVE $1 DOLLAR TO SUPPORT OUR EFFORTS.

COVID-19 UPDATE:

A mask is required to enter our office if you have an appointment.  

Spanish Messages:

HISPANOS EN FILANTROPIA APOYA ESTA OFICINA PARA AYUDAR A LOS CAMPESINOS DURANTE EL COVID-19.

SI USTED TRABAJA EN GRANJA, CAMPO O BODEGA, Y ESTA DESCANZADO O TRABAJANDO POCO TIEMPO, NOSOTROS LO PODEMOS AYUDAR CON UN BIL.

LLAME PARA MAS INFORMACION.

912-526-5451

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