Augusta Public Defender’s Office hosts first annual resource fair


AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – People living in Richmond County may have more resources available to them than they think.

The Augusta Public Defender’s Office is holding a Community Resource Fair on Saturday, September 25th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside the Law Office of the Public Defender on Greene Street.

Over 30 organizations and non-profits will be there to help people connect with support and resources in the area.

There will be information about:
-Social security,
-Background-friendly employment,
-Housing, and
-Legal aid

You can also learn about mental health support, substance abuse treatment, and life in recovery.
The Department of Public Health will be there to perform voluntary COVID-19 vaccinations, as well.
If that wasn’t enough, Chef Redd will be there grilling out hotdogs.

To stay up to date with the Public Defender’s community engagement efforts, CLICK HERE.

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