Welfare Watch January 9, 2015 - Available space for children coming into foster care

Linked to the Gainesville Times is a good overview of county-by-county available space to children coming into foster care -  http://www.gainesvilletimes.com/flat/brokenbonds/ Also featured at this site are ways in which one can help foster families and how to become a foster parent.  Noted are a number of private agencies that contract with the Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) to provide homes in Hall County.

Together Georgia encourages participation with and support of community based programs and local agencies.  TG member agencies are listed at http://www.gahsc.org/membershiplist.htm . This list includes all type private providers - CCI (group home), CPA (foster care), Family Support, Behavioral Health, Treatment Facilities and Independent Living.

A  comprehensive list of CCI and CPA private agencies that contract with DFCS can be found at https://www.gascore.com/documents/RBWO_Provider_Profile_Guide.pdf Contact information for your local county DFCS can be found at http://dfcs.dhs.georgia.gov/county-offices

The number of children coming into care has increased dramatically over the past year. Please share information with those who are interested in  becoming a foster parent, supporting a foster family or becoming a permanent home for one of the more than 10,000 children in Georgia foster care.  







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