ATTENTION PARENTS!!

ATTENTION PARENTS!!

SCHOOL IS OPEN!


Please be advised that our Head Start Program will be in session on Monday, November 20th and Tuesday, November 21st. These are the make-up days from the inclement weather from earlier this year. Please contact your child's school for more information!

LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM!

LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM!

Call 478-207-6380


Starting Wednesday, November 1st at 8 AM. DHS through Macon-Bibb County EOC will begin accepting calls for the Heating Assistance Program. Click below on the flyer for more details!


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NOW HIRING!

NOW HIRING!

We are currently taking applications!


Applications are now being taken at E.O.C. located at 1680 Broadway, Suite B. Applications are only accepted Monday through Friday from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm. Click the link below for our current job openings!


Job Openings!

MACON-BIBB COUNTY ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL


It is the purpose and mission of the Macon Bibb County Economic Opportunity Council, Inc. to break the cycle of poverty by coordinating available resources, in a structured manner, to affect the economic and other causes of poverty in the Macon-Bibb County area.

HEATING ASSISTANCE

HEATING ASSISTANCE

APPLY STARTING NOV 1


Please contact 478-207-6380 for more information regarding how to apply!

Thank you!

HEAD START

HEAD START

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Head Start and Early Head Start programs support low-income families with children from birth to age 5. read more...

22 September

EAP Intake Worker

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22 September

EAP Tech

Macon-Bibb County EOC, Inc. is seeking an individual to perform…

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22 September

Education Manager

Macon-Bibb County EOC, Inc. is seeking a competent individual to…

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31 August

Parent Aide

Macon-Bibb County EOC, Inc. is seeking a conscientious individual to…

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04 August

Van Driver

Macon-Bibb County EOC, Inc. is currently seeking safe conscious drivers…

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04 August

Service Center Specialist

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Macon- Bibb County Economic Opportunity Council, Inc. is in the business of “Helping People, Changing Lives, and Building Families." With help from our Board of Directors, staff, volunteers, local businesses, locally elected officials, and friends, we tackle the war on poverty. It is our mission to help improve the quality of life for all families and individuals in Macon-Bibb County.

I would like to commend the staff members of Macon-Bibb County EOC for the outstanding work you continuously do in our community. EOC has served this community for many years, delivering valuable community-based services to address the specific needs of Macon-Bibb County residents.

Throughout its long history, EOC has developed and maintained a wide variety of programs to assist the areas’ low-to-moderate income families. We have been very successful in advancing opportunities and the quality of life for many individuals. Macon-Bibb County EOC provides essential services that benefit our communities and we will continue to expand and improve our services for the benefit of the people we are charged to serve.

A very special thank you to the volunteers that serve on our Board of Directors and other advisory committees that help make our organization work. We appreciate everyone that strives to improve the lives of Georgia’s most vulnerable children and families. Most of all, we salute those families that work hard each and every day to achieve success.

  Sincerely, Sarita R. Hill, Chief Executive Officer

It is the purpose and mission of the Macon Bibb County Economic Opportunity Council, Inc. to break the cycle of poverty by coordinating available resources, in a structured manner, to affect the economic and other causes of poverty in the Macon-Bibb County area.

It is further the purpose and mission of the agency to identify barriers to individual and family self-sufficiency and focus all available resources toward an elimination of these barriers; thereby, enabling low-income individuals to obtain the skills, knowledge and motivation to extricate themselves from their poverty condition.

Macon-Bibb County EOC was established locally in 1965 as part of the Macon-Bibb County Planning & Zoning Department in accordance with the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. The Agency became a City-County agency through a joint resolution of the Bibb county Board of Commissioners and the Macon City Council.

In 1985, the Macon-Bibb County EOC became an incorporated, private, non-profit agency. Macon-Bibb County Economic Opportunity Council, Inc. is Governed by a fifteen (15) member board. One-third of the Board of Directors must consist of elected public officials, holding office on the date of selection or their representatives. No less than one-third must be persons chosen in accordance with democratic selection procedure, adequate to assure that the members are representative of low-income individuals and families.

Our Board

Dr. James Louis Bumpus, President

LaConstance Smith, Vice President

Sam Henderson, Secretary

Isaac Grant, Treasurer

Shelia Thurmond, Assistant Secretary

Renee S. Craft-Lewis, Member

Susan Joanis, Member

Bert Bivins, III, Member

Charlene Maynard, Member

Curis L. Cooper, Member

Anita Dailey, Member

Clyde D. Marlow, Member

Beverlyn Ming, Member

Adrienne Dorn, Member

Testimonials

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Mr. Dennis Williams
Ms. Addie Granville
Ms. Carla Deen

Just want to say "thank you"

“Really appreciate the levels of service I got today. I am a vet and sometimes have to wait for services. I called right in and got my appointment. When I got here this morning, they got me in and out.”

Mr. Dennis Williams

"I love the new system"

“I called and got right through. There was no long waiting and I didn’t have to stand outside in the weather. I come yearly and hope they keep this telephone system.”

Ms. Addie Granville

"Prompt Service"

“ I came in today for my mom.. She is 82 years old. I liked that as soon as 7 am hit, the staff was calling out names. The instructions were cleared and I was out in plenty of time to go home and make her breakfast.

Ms. Carla Deen