Other Resources for Mercy Health Center Clients

Social Services

We have 2 staff Social Workers, as well as MSW Interns and a team of Social Work volunteers available to help you any time Mercy is open. Call our office to set up an appointment, or ask to speak with a social worker the next time you are in the clinic. See below for some other external social services.

Other Resources

United Way Search Tool

The United Way of Northeast Georgia provides a search tool to determine services near you for your specific needs. To use this tool, click here and then enter your zip code and what kind of resource you are looking for. You can also recieve information by calling 2-1-1 from your cell phone or a landline or testing 898-211. Click HERE for a resource map local to Athens.


Click HERE for information on affordable glasses options.

Low Income Assistance

Visit these websites to download the most recent Low Income Assistance Applications at the hospital of your choice.

Piedmont Athens Regional

In English HERE
En Español AQUI

St. Mary’s Hospital
In English HERE
En Español AQUI

Georgia Gateway
Apply for SNAP and Medicaid, or manage your accounts through this website: gateway.ga.gov/access


To get to Mercy Health Center you can take Athens Transit, route #7 - Prince Avenue. A link to information about this route can be found here. Mercy is located right next to Bishop Park off Oglethorpe Avenue.


For medications not serviced by Mercy's pharmacy, here are some resources for getting your medications at a discounted price or free.

GoodRx is a prescription discount service. GoodRx works similarly to a coupon at the grocery store. Use this card at all pharmacies for a discount on your prescriptions. Get a discount card for your medicine here or pickup a GoodRx card in our office.

Publix Pharmacies offer a number of medications for free. To see a list of medicaitons they offer for free, click here . They also offer some medications for a discounted price. Check here .

Let each of you look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others.
-- Philippians 2:4