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The Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) through the local County Department of Family and Children Services provides Adoption Services based on the premise that a permanent, safe home is the right of every child. All children have a right to a family and a home of his/her own.  When a permanent home is not provided by the birth family and permanent, legal separation from them is necessary, adoption services shall be provided.


Meet the Children

Georgia’s Adoption Photolisting website, It’s My Turn Now Georgia, features children who are looking for caring forever families to help make their dreams come true. To learn more about children who are available for adoption in the State of Georgia, Click Here.



To speak with someone about becoming a foster or adoptive parent
Contact the foster care and adoption recruitment intake line at 1-877-210-KIDS (5437) or

Click Here to complete the Homes for Georgia’s Kids Inquiry Form





Wednesday’s Child Atlanta

In partnership with Georgia DFCS and Fox 5 Atlanta, Wednesday’s Child is a successful program that is part of the Freddie Mac Foundation’s national campaign to increase the number of adoptions of children in foster care. The children featured on Wednesday’s Child are those in the most urgent need of a home. Many of these children are over the age of eight and have been in the foster care system for some time and desperately need a permanent place to call home.


Weekly Feature: James

James, born 12/99, is a confident, compassionate and smart teen with a good heart who enjoys building structures with his hands, collecting military pins and eating!  This nice and respectful young man also enjoys working out, playing video games and playing sports, like basketball, baseball and football.  At school, James enjoys PE and is a member of the school’s wrestling team.  He plans to attend college after graduating from high school.  James looks forward to being adopted by a loving and supportive adoptive family who can provide him with the structure, well-defined expectations, attention and nurturing he needs to continue to thrive and reach his goals.  His family will also need to support his desire to maintain relationships with his siblings, who have been planned for separately, as well as his need for ongoing therapy and academic assistance.


Learn more about James by visiting the Wednesday's Child web site.


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