Local Happenings

Due to our country’s current health situation, please call or email the organizations included in our local events section to inquire about in-person meetings.

Carroll County Soup Kitchen

The Soup Kitchen is serving to-go lunches from 11 to 12 every Monday and Thursday at 345 Beulah Church Rd., Carrollton, GA 30117

There is no inside dining. If you do not have transportation, please email us at ccsoupkitchen345@gmail.com to see if you live on one of our 5 routes. 

We are not able to accommodate volunteer groups, community service workers, or additional volunteers at this time due to COVID protocols.

For more information, call 770.214.5055 or visit the website at carrollcountysoupkitchen.org

West Georgia Mental Health Professionals Wellness Meetup Group

This group meets the last Saturday of every month in Douglasville or Austell. For more information, contact Cheryl at theheartmatters@gmail.com or 678.754.5840. Learn more at www.heartmatterswellness.com.

Hope For The Journey

This group meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the board room at the Tracy Stallings Community Center at 118 South White St. in Carrollton. These events are free to breast cancer survivors or those currently battling breast cancer. Learn more at www.hopeforthejourneywestga.org, email execdirector@hopeforthejourneywestga.org  or call 770.214.1491.

Rare Pearls Mentoring and Leadership Program

Rare Pearls mission is to enrich and empower the lives of young girls and women. This group meets the third Saturday of each month at Heritage Baptist Church in Douglasville, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. This program is open to all girls ages 7 to 17.

For more information, call 770.947.8210, email rarepearls2015@gmail.com or visit the website at www.rarepearlsmentoringandleadership.org.

Nursing From The Heart Breastfeeding Support Group

This group meets the third Monday of each month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 500 Old Bremen Road in Carrollton. These events are free to pregnant women and moms looking for breastfeeding support. Free weight checks for your baby will be available. Come and share your breastfeeding journey with us. Please check our website for meeting and event updates at www.nursingfromtheheart.com.

Gertrude’s House Breast Cancer Support Group

This group meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Lithia Springs Family Chiropractic at 1758 Lee Rd. in Lithia Springs. This group is open to all survivors, caregivers, supporters, friends, family and those fighting breast cancer.  Visit their Facebook page @GertrudesHouse or email them at GertrudesHouse@yahoo.com.  

Domestic Abuse Support Group

There is Hope is a support group for women dealing with, or who have dealt with, domestic abuse. Through There is Hope, women will come together and share their personal journey, while listening to others share theirs as well. There will be guidance for help and resources available at each meeting. Meetings are free to the public. Group meetings will be held at Tanner on Robinson, 115 Robinson Ave, Carrollton, Ga. every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. beginning Jan. 7, 2021. Contact hopefulone807@gmail.com for more information.

Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group

Has your life been impacted by the loss of a friend or loved one to suicide? You are not alone. These groups offer peer support for anyone who has been affected by suicide loss. There is no cost to attend. Group meetings in Carrollton are the first and third Tuesday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at 306A Bradley Street. For more information, contact Ivey Rollins at iveyrollins@gmail.com or call 470.729.0909. Group meetings in Douglasville are the second Tuesday of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church at 6167 Priestley Mill Rd., Room 226. For more information contact Terri Johnson at chose2live@aol.com or 770.765.2181.



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