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Tel (706) 542-2222

Services for self and families

Disclaimer:References or links to any third-party resources, products, or services are for the information and convenience of the public and do not constitute an endorsement by the University of Georgia. Visitors to this site should independently investigate resources that best suit their needs. If you have questions about any of these resources, please contact the Work/Life Balance Coordinator in Human Resources at 542-2222 or

Organ or Bone Marrow Donation - An employee who serves as an organ donor shall receive a paid leave of absence of 30 days.

UGA services for domestic partners

UGA Cooperative Extension Services offers resources for families, including information specific to young children, teens, and seniors.

UGA Meat Market at the UGA Meat Science Technology Center, 425 River Road, Athens, 706-542-4347, is a USDA-inspected meat processing facility and retail store open every Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

UGA Legion Pool

UGA Golf Course is an outreach program of the UGA Extension Service, that offers free access to online learning, cooking videos and live cooking demonstrations, newsletters, and more.  It is for Georgians who want to keep their families healthy on a budget.

Georgia Pet Sitters helps you locate a pet sitter in your area who fits your specific pet care needs. connects your furry family members with a nationwide community of pet lovers, offering pet sitting, dog walking, grooming & boarding services. View a list of Athens area sitters, or to post a job to the job board

National Association of Professional Pet Sitters is a non-profit organization for professional pet sitters.  You can use their “Find a Pet Sitter” tool to find a local provider.

BringFido provides information on pet-friendly destinations, including lodging and events.  It also provides pet services that are available in the area you are visiting, such as emergency vet services.

Revised 7.27.16