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Social Workers

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:
  • Juvenile Court
  • Department of Family and Children’s Services
  • Various Counseling Centers
  • Department of Juvenile Justice
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • Tift County Commission on Children and Youth
  • PattiCake House
  • Ruth’s Cottage
  • Brother Charlie’s




Social Worker and Homeless Liaison serving Annie Belle Clark, Len Lastinger, Northside and Pre K, April Holmes

Contact her at aholmes@tiftschools.com

Phone: 229-402-8806


Social Worker and Homeless Liaison serving Matt Wilson, JT Reddick and ESMS, Michael Norman

Contact him at mnorman@tiftschools.com

Phone: 229-402-8807


Social Worker and Homeless Liaison serving GO Bailey, Charles Spencer and Omega, Anita Rojas

Contact her at anita.rojas@tiftschools.com

Phone: 229-472-0312


Social Worker and Homeless Liaison serving Grades 9-12 and 6th Street Academy, Octavia Faulk

Contact her at octavia.faulk@tiftschools.com

Phone: 229-402-8808