Student Services Available

These are the student services available for students in Wilkes County schools.

School Counseling

School Counselors provide the following services:

  • Classroom guidance lessons

  • Short term individual counseling.

  • Small group counseling.

  • Parent/Teacher consultations.

  • Parent engagement.

  • Crisis response.

  • Referrals to outside agencies.


Student Services Facilitator

The student services facilitator can provide individual and group counseling to students referred to by parents or school counselors.

To discuss mental health services and options, please contact Lisbeth Sanchez at

Mental Health Services

We have two additional mental health programs available with outside mental health agencies. Students who qualify are able to get counseling through Serenity or Georgia Hope in the schools.

If you believe your child could benefit from outside counseling, please contact your school counselor or student services facilitator. You are also able to self refer through the website links above.


Wilkes County Care Room

The Care Room allows students & families in need the chance to "shop" for clothes, shoes, food and personal care items, at no cost to their families.



To request items for your student please complete the request form below. Items will be delivered to your child's school. To schedule a time to pick out items in person, please contact



Community Resources

Wilkes County-Family Connections

"We are a community-based non-profit organization, whose purpose is to improve the quality of life for all citizens of Washington-Wilkes by working to reduce barriers and; increase positive factors within the community"

God's Market Place, Thrift & Home store

725 E. Robert Toombs Ave. in Washington, GA 30673

Office Phone:  706-678-7116

Stephens House Food Pantry

Food pantry is open the THIRD Saturday morning of each month.

1365 Tignall Rd. Washington, GA 30673 706-678-3423

Washington Wilkes Parks and Recreation

22 Lexington Ave, Washington, GA 30673 706-678-1454

Washington-Wilkes Parks and Rec department makes a huge impact on the community through its summer and after school programs for kids and involvement in community events. We are fortunate to have this great facility in Washington-Wilkes!

Mary Willis Library

204 East Liberty St, Washington, GA 30673 706-678-7736

Wilkes County Health Department

204 Gordon Street Washington, Georgia 30673
Phone: (706) 678-2622

Crisis Resources

Georgia Crisis Hotlines

National Crisis Hotlines

Suicide Prevention

  • Stop A Suicide Today - Helpful website that provides suicide prevention information for someone experiencing suicidal thoughts, their friends, and family.

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-8255 - This national lifeline provides free confidential support 24/7, 365 to anyone who is suffering from a mental health crisis that involves thoughts of suicide.

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