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Adoption

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: Raevyn

Raevyn is a kind, likeable and fun teen who enjoys being silly with others and receiving compliments for a job well done.  She also enjoys watching TV and drawing.  Raevyn values the opinion of others and appreciates when they value her opinion as well.  At school, where she gets along well with her teachers, small group settings and individualized attention address her developmental delays.  Raevyn plans to go to college and become a pediatric nurse when she gets older.  She needs a loving and patient adoptive family who can give her the encouragement, attention and secure environment she needs to help her realize her full potential.  Raevyn’s family will also need to support her need for ongoing therapy and academic assistance.   

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

 

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