GAWho Do I Call If I Suspect Abuse?

Child Maltreatment: 855-422-4453

Elder Abuse: 888-774-0152 or 800-878-6442 for suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities.

Domestic Violence: National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233 or Georgia 24-hour Hotline at 800-334-2836

Animal Abuse or Neglect: STATEWIDE: Report companion animal cases to county Animal Control if one exists, otherwise to law enforcement;

Report equine cases to GA Dept. of Agriculture Equine Health Section 800-282-5852 x 3713;

Report other livestock/poultry cases to GA Dept. of Agriculture Livestock Poultry Field Forces 800-282-5852 x 3665

Appling County   City of Baxley Animal Shelter 912-367-8305

Atkinson County Atkinson County Sheriff’s Office 912-422-3611

Bacon County   Bacon County Sheriff’s Office 912-632-8515
Alma   Alma Police Dept. 912-632-2350

Baker County Baker County Sheriff’s Office 229-734-3002

Baldwin County   Baldwin County Animal Control 478-445-5514

Banks County   Banks County Dangerous Animal Control 706-677-4272

Barrow County   Barrow County Animal Shelter 770-307-3012

Bartow County   Bartow County Animal Control 770-387-5153

Ben Hill County   City of Fitzgerald-Ben Hill County Animal Control Division 229-426-5000

Berrien County   Berrien County Animal Shelter 229-237-0318
Nashville   Nashville Animal Control 229-686-6558

Bibb County   Macon-Bibb Animal Welfare 478-621-6791

Bleckley County   City of Cochran Animal Control Division 478-934-4282

Brantley County   Brantley County Sheriff’s Office 912-462-5727

Brooks County   Brooks County Sheriff’s Dept. 229-263-9323

Bryan County   Bryan County Animal Control 912-459-6515

Bulloch County   Bulloch County Humane Enforcement 912-489-6911

Burke County   Burke County Sheriff’s Office 706-554-2133
Waynesboro   Waynesboro Animal Control 706-360-2342

Butts County   Butts County Animal Welfare 770-775-8011

Calhoun County   Calhoun County Sheriff’s Dept. 229-849-2555

Camden County   Camden County Animal Control 912-576-7395

Candler County   City of Metter Animal Control Officer 912-685-7877

Carroll County   Carroll County Animal Control 770-834-8150

Catoosa County   Catoosa County Animal Control 706-935-2454

Charlton County   Charlton County Sheriff’s Office 912-496-7321

Chatham County   Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Animal Services 912-652-6575

Chattahoochee County  Chattahoochee County Sheriff’s Office 706-989-3644

Chattooga County  Chattooga County Animal Control 706-857-0679

Cherokee County  Cherokee County Marshal’s Animal Control 678-493-4080

Clarke County   Athens-Clarke County Animal Control 706-613-3540

Clay County   Clay County Sheriff’s Office 229-768-2505

Clayton County   Clayton County Animal Control 770-477-3509

Clinch County   Clinch County Sheriff’s Dept. 912-487-5316
Homerville   Homerville Animal Control 912-487-5306

Cobb County Cobb County Animal Control 770-499-4136

Coffee County   Coffee County Sheriff’s Office 912-384-4227
Douglas   Douglas Animal Control 912-389-3450

Colquitt County   Moultrie Colquitt County Humane Society 229-985-5463

Columbia County  Columbia County Animal Services 706-541-4077 or 311

Cook County   Cook County Sheriff 229-896-7471
Adel   Adel Police Dept. 229-896-2224

Coweta County   Coweta County Animal Control 770-254-3735
Newnan   Newnan Police Dept. Animal Warden 770-254-2355

Crawford County  Crawford County Sheriff’s Office 478-836-3116

Crisp County   Crisp County Sheriff’s Dept. 229-276-2600
Cordele   Cordele Animal Control 229-276-2921

Dade County   Dade County Sheriff 706-657-3233

Dawson County   Dawson County Animal Control 706-265-7387
Dawsonville   Dawsonville Animal Control Dept. 706-265-3256

Decatur County   Decatur County Animal Control 229-248-3044
Bainbridge   Bainbridge Public Safety Dept. 229-248-2038

DeKalb County   DeKalb County Animal Enforcement Services 404-294-2996 x2
Chamblee   Chamblee Animal Control Officer 770-986-5019

Dodge County   Dodge County Law Enforcement Center 478-559-1130

Dooly County   Dooly County Sheriff Dept. 229-645-0920
Vienna   Vienna Police Dept. 229-268-7033

Dougherty County   Albany/Dougherty County Animal Control 229-431-2132
Albany    Albany/Dougherty County Animal Control 229-431-2132

Douglas County   Douglas County Animal Shelter 770-942-5961

Early County   Early County Sheriff’s Office 229-723-3577
Blakely    Blakely Animal Control 229-724-7474

Echols County   Echols County Sheriff’s Office 229-559-5603

Effingham County  Effingham County Sheriff’s Humane Enforcement Div. 912-754-3449

Elbert County   Elbert County Animal Control 706-283-5054
Elberton   Elberton Animal Control Officer 706-213-3130

Emanuel County   Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office 478-237-7526

Evans County   Evans County Sheriff’s Office 912-739-1611

Fannin County   Fannin County Animal Control 706-632-3845

Fayette County   Fayette County Animal Shelter 770-631-7210

Floyd County   Floyd County Animal Control Dept. 706-236-4545

Forsyth County    Forsyth County Animal Services 770-781-2138

Franklin County   Franklin County Sheriff’s Office 706-384-2525

Fulton County    Fulton County Animal Services 404-613-0358

Gilmer County   Gilmer County Animal Control 706-635-8911

Glascock County   Glascock County Sheriff’s Office 706-598-2881

Glynn County   Glynn County Animal Services 912-554-7500

Gordon County    Gordon County Animal Control 706-629-3327
Calhoun    Calhoun Animal Control 706-629-6746
Resaca    Gordon County Animal Control 706-629-3327

Grady County   Grady County Animal Control 229-377-3070
Greene County    Greene County Animal Control 706-454-7039

Gwinnett County   Gwinnett County Animal Welfare & Enforcement Center 770-339-3200

Habersham County   Habersham County Dept. of Animal Care & Control 706-839-0195

Hall County    Hall County Animal Control & Enforcement 770-531-6830

Hancock County   Hancock County Sheriff’s Dept. 706-444-6471

Haralson County   Haralson County Animal Control 770-646-6622

Harris County   Harris County Animal Control 706-582-2763

Hart County   Northeast Georgia Animal Shelter 706-356-5363

Heard County   Heard County Animal Control Center 706-675-3570

Henry County   Henry County Animal Care & Control Dept. 770-288-7387

Houston County   Houston County Animal Control 478-542-2033
Warner Robins   Warner Robins Animal Control 478-929-7290

Irwin County   Irwin County Sheriff’s Office 229-468-7459

Jackson County   Jackson County Animal Control 706-367-5480

Jasper County   Jasper County Animal Control 706-468-0396

Jeff Davis County   Jeff Davis County Sheriff’s Dept. 912-375-6600
Hazlehurst   Hazlehurst Police Dept. 912-375-6688

Jefferson County   Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office 478-625-7538
Wrens   Wrens Police Dept. 706-547-3232

Jenkins County   Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office 478-982-4211
Millen    Millen Police Dept. 478-982-2750

Johnson County   Johnson County Sheriff’s Dept. 478-864-3941

Jones County   Jones County Animal Control 478-986-1427

Lamar County   Lamar County Animal Control 770-358-0181
Barnesville    Barnesville Animal Control 770-358-0181
Milner   Lamar County Animal Control 770-358-0181

Lanier County   Lanier County Sheriff’s Office 229-482-3545

Laurens County   Laurens County Animal Control 478-277-2943

Lee County   Lee County Animal Control 229-759-6037

Liberty County   Liberty County Animal Control 912-876-9191

Lincoln County   Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office 706-359-4118

Long County   Long County Animal Control 912-545-2283

Lowndes County   Lowndes County Animal Welfare 229-671-2760

Lumpkin County   Lumpkin County Animal Shelter 706-867-7297

Macon County   Macon County Sheriff’s Office 478-472-6447

Madison County   Madison County Animal Control 706-795-5589

Marion County   Marion County Sheriff’s Office 229-649-3841

McDuffie County   McDuffie County Sheriff’s Office 706-595-2040
Thomson   Thomson Police Dept. 706-595-2166

McIntosh County   McIntosh County Animal Services 912-258-1376

Meriwether County   Meriwether County Animal Shelter 706-672-2966

Miller County   Miller County Sheriff’s Office 229-758-3421

Mitchell County   Mitchell County Animal Control 229-336-7030

Monroe County   Monroe County Animal Control 478-994-7976

Montgomery County   Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office 912-583-2521

Morgan County  Morgan County Animal Control 706-752-1195
Madison   Madison Animal Control 706-342-9604

Murray County   Murray County Animal Control 706-695-6222
Chatsworth   Chatsworth Animal Control 706-695-8003 or 706-695-8069

Muscogee County   Columbus Animal Care & Control Center 706-653-4512 or Muscogee County Sheriff 706-653-4225

Newton County   Newton County Animal Control 770-786-9514

Oconee County   Oconee County Animal Services 706-769-3956

Oglethorpe County   Oglethorpe County Code Compliance 706-743-5270

Paulding County   Paulding County Animal Control 770-445-1511

Peach County   Peach County Sheriff’s Office 478-825-8636

Pickens County   Pickens County Office of the Sheriff 706-253-8901
Jasper   Jasper Animal Control 706-692-9100

Pierce County Pierce County Sheriff’s Office 912-449-2011
Blackshear   Blackshear Police Dept. 912-449-7011

Pike County   Pike County Sheriff’s Office 770-567-8431

Polk County   Polk Co. Animal Control 770-749-8908

Pulaski County   Pulaski County Animal Control Officer 478-783-1212

Putnam County   Putnam County Animal Services 706-485-3970

Quitman County   Georgetown-Quitman County Sheriff’s Office 229-334-3726

Rabun County   Rabun County Sheriff’s Office 706-782-3612

Randolph County   Randolph County Sheriff’s Office 229-732-2525

Richmond County   Augusta Animal Services 706-790-6836

Rockdale County   Rockdale County Animal Care Shelter 770-278-8403

Schley County   Schley County Sheriff’s Office 229-937-2101

Screven County   Screven County Sheriff’s Dept. 912-564-2013
Sylvania   Sylvania Police Dept. 912-564-2055

Seminole County   Seminole County Sheriff’s Office 229-524-5115

Spalding County   Spalding County Animal Control 770-467-4772

Stephens County   Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter 706-282-3275
Toccoa   Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter 706-282-3275

Stewart County   Stewart County Sheriff’s Office 229-838-4393

Sumter County   Sumter County Animal Welfare & Control 229-924-4094
Americus    Americus Animal Control Officer 229-924-7330

Talbot County  Talbot County Animal Control 706-741-3012

Taliaferro County   Taliaferro County Sheriff’s Office 706-456-2345

Tattnall County  Tattnall County Sheriff’s Office 912-557-6778

Taylor County   Taylor County Sheriff’s Office 478-862-5444

Telfair County   Telfair County Sheriff’s Office 229-868-6621

Terrell County   Terrell County Animal Control 229-995-4410

Thomas County   Thomas County Sheriff’s Office 911

Tift County   Tifton-Tift County Animal Shelter 229-382-7387

Toombs County   Toombs County Animal Control 912-526-3311
Vidalia    Vidalia Animal Control 912-537-8866

Towns County  Towns County Sheriff’s Office 706-896-4444

Treutlen County   Treutlen County Sheriff’s Dept. 912-529-3220

Troup County   Troup County Marshal’s Office Animal Control Division 706-883-1627
LaGrange   LaGrange Police Dept. Animal Services 706-298-3606

Turner County   Turner County Sheriff’s Office 229-567-2401

Twiggs County   Twiggs County Sheriff’s Office 478-945-3357

Union County   Union County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control 706-439-6052

Upson County    Upson County Animal Control 706-647-5586

Walker County   Walker County Sheriff’s Dept. 706-638-1909

Walton County   Walton County Animal Control Dept. 770-267-1322

Ware County   Ware County Animal Services 912-287-4379
Waycross   Waycross Animal Control 912-287-2900

Warren County   Warren County Sheriff’s Office 706-465-3340

Washington County Sandersville-Washington County Animal Control Shelter 478-552-2756

Wayne County   Jesup Animal Control Officers 912-427-1300

Webster County  Webster County Sheriff’s Office 229-828-7503

Wheeler County Wheeler County Sheriff’s Office 912-568-7107

White County   White County Animal Control 706-219-2689

Whitfield County   Whitfield County Animal Shelter 706-278-2018 or Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office 706-278-1233

Wilcox County   Wilcox County Sheriff’s Office 229-467-2322

Wilkes County   Washington-Wilkes Animal Shelter 706-678-2287

Wilkinson County   Wilkinson County Sheriff’s Office 478-946-2411

Worth County    Worth County Animal Control 229-777-7774

Please see the explanatory notes regarding reporting and response on our introductory page. If you are aware of any additions or corrections to this Directory, please e-mail the National Link Coalition and let us know.