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The Tift County School Social Workers’ mission is to advocate within the home, school, and community in ways that empower and support all students to achieve educational success.

What does a School Social Worker do?

The School Social Worker works with schools, students and families to eliminate barriers to successful learning.
  • Develops and identifies resources for students and families
  • Assists families in crisis or those with emergency needs.
  • Acts as a liaison/link between the School, the home, and the community
The School Social Worker acts as liaison/link between the School, the Home, and the Community.
  • Advocates on behalf of children and families with agencies and community resources.
  • Consults with numerous community agencies including the following:
  • State Court
  • Juvenile Court
  • Department of Family and Children’s Services
  • Various Counseling Centers
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters
  • Department of Juvenile Justice
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • Tift County Commission on Children and Youth
  • PattiCake House
  • Ruth’s Cottage
  • Brother Charlie’s
  • United Way