Lumpkin County

If you are in need of emergency food assistance, contact one of our partner agencies in Lumpkin County. Each agency has different hours of operation and requirements. Therefore, we suggest that you call the agency for specific information. If you are unable to find help near you, please contact our office at (770)534-4111.

Food Pantries

Community Helping Place Inc
1127 Georgia 52
Dahlonega, GA 30533
706-867-9621 x 309
Day / Time: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10am – 1pm
Notes: 1st visit: photo ID, Lumpkin County Resident, Ongoing: photo ID, Lumpkin County Resident, 150 % of poverty guidelines.

Delivery Program: Community Helping Place Food Pantry delivers shelf-stable food once per month to qualified families.  Please contact Debi Holloway @ 706-867-9621 ext. 303 or for more information. 

There’s Hope for the Hungry
1230 Samples Industrial
Cumming, GA 30041
Day / Time: Monday – Thursday 10am – 1pm, by appointment
Notes: Client will be given the location and date of distribution nearest them.

  • Dahlonega Assembly Church of God – 2152 Dawsonville Hwy., Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 864-6899 1st Monday of the month
  • Dahlonega Baptist Church – 234 Hawkins Street, Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 864-3676 3rd Tuesday of the month

Under the Bridge Ministries – Lumpkin Co. 
523 Ben Higgins Road
Dahlonega, GA 30533
Day / Time: Second Saturday 10am – 1pm
Notes: Distributes 1x monthly, no referral needed, basic information needed.

Unseen Hands
4632 Auraria Road
Dawsonville, GA 30534
Day / Time: Third Saturday 8am – 12pm
Notes: Distributes 1x monthly, basic information needed.


Other Lumpkin County Partner Agencies

The Waypoint Center – Dahlonega 
A treatment center for men battling alcohol and drug abuse.

Lumpkin County Backpack Buddies
Provides backpacks to area schools for at risk children. School referral; must participate in the free or reduced lunch program
706-864-6189 ext 41126


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