We have settled into our new location at 1127 Highway 52 E. Staff, volunteers, and clients are all enjoying our new surroundings. With the Administrative Offices located on the top level, the Furniture Store on the main level, and the Food Pantry in the basement, our new building offers the perfect space for many of our services.
The Community Helping Place (CHP) is a 501(c)(3) located in Dahlonega, Georgia. CHP is dedicated to assisting those in need that live in Lumpkin County.
Services provided to eligible Lumpkin County residents include a food pantry, free medical and dental clinic, emergency financial assistance (for rent, utilities, etc..), referral support services and family resource counselor. These services are made possible by the generous donations of individuals, businesses, churches, and civic groups. In addition we rely on approximately 180 volunteers who donate their time to help meet the needs of others in their community. Continue reading
The CHP Food Pantry is open to Lumpkin County residents each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00am – 1:00pm. Those in need of food, who have not visited our Food Pantry before, can obtain food for one month. Households that have received food from our Food Pantry before and wish to continue on an ongoing basis are welcomed to schedule a certification appointment.
The Free Clinic and Dental Clinic are available to all uninsured residents of Lumpkin County. New patients are accepted in the Medical Clinic on Tuesdays from 10 AM – 1 PM and in the Dental Clinic on Thursdays from 10 AM – 1 PM. Please bring your proof … Continue reading