by Robin Kemp

Clayton County’s senior centers will offer carry-out meals, limited classes, and services for the most vulnerable seniors starting July 6.

The county says this is Phase Two of a gradual reopening effort amid COVID-19 restrictions.

Centers will be open for these limited services from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until further notice:

Clayton County Aging Program (770) 603-4050
Call for help with dental referrals, municipality referrals, legal referrals, general referrals, transportation, food pantry, in-home Services, and home- delivered meals.

Frank Bailey Senior Center and J. Charley Griswell Senior Center
(678) 479-5505
Assessments for participants enrolled in the Congregate program including meals and supplies (deliveries/pick-up).

Members can call with COVID-19-related needs. The Center will document those needs and give you options and direct assistance if available.

Program offerings include virtual classes, outdoor programs. limited classes under social distancing guidelines (held in the cafeteria), and carry-out meals only (date to be announced).

Check your center’s website or Facebook page or call for all class schedules and start dates:

Frank Bailey website Facebook

J. Charley Griswell website Facebook

Kinship Care Resource Center (770) 473-5788

The Kinship Resource Center is providing case management and COVID-19 assessments on grandparents enrolled in the program.

If you are enrolled in the Kinship Care Program and have a need, please call (770) 473-5788. Someone will assess your situation with the goal of assisting you during the pandemic.

Program offerings include virtual classes and summer drop-in programs with social distancing guidelines starting June 22.

For class schedules and start dates, visit the center’s website or Facebook page.