Lamar County is served by three hospitals within 20 minutes drive from anywhere in the county with ambulance service contracted with Upson Regional Medical EMS.

Emergencies are handled countywide by calling 911.

Spalding Regional
Medical Center
601 South 8th St.
Griffin, GA 30224
Upson Regional
Medical Center
801 Gordon St.
Thomaston, GA 30286


Seniors Care:
Heritage Inn Nursing Home serves the needs of the elderly in Lamar County

Sunny Grove Assisted Living
665 Gordon Rd.
Barnesville, GA 30204

Social clubs for seniors include the Joy Club at 770-358-4748, the First National Bank First Friends Club at 358-1100, and First Baptist Church’s Young at Heart, 770-358-2081


Brightmoor Hospice
Kim Allen
3223 Newnan Rd.
Griffin, GA 30224
(678) 572-5917

Thomaston Hospice
Al Hinson
316 West Gordon St.
Thomaston, GA 30286
(706) 647-2273

Eternal Hope Hospice
Everett Park
732 West Taylor St.
Griffin, GA 30224
(678) 920-8520

VistaCare Hospice
Jinan Strickland
242 O’Dell Rd. Unite #4
Griffin, GA 30224

Social Services For the Elderly:
Public transportation is available for all citizens through a new pilot van program serving Lamar and neighboring counties. For information on this and other services, contact the McIntosh Trail Area Agency on Aging at 770-227-6300.