Adoption

The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) and Fox 5 Atlanta partner to sponsor Wednesday’s Child, an award-winning program and a national campaign with a proven track record of success aimed at increasing the number of adoptions of children in foster care.  Featured children are usually past the age of eight (8), sibling groups, and or children with special needs who have been in the foster care system for some time, and would love to be adopted into a forever family.  

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

Wednesday’s Child Georgia

Wednesday's Child (WC) is Georgia's partnership with WAGA Fox 5 TV - Atlanta and the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services Permanency Unit.  An award-winning program with a proven track record of success, is a 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: Alex

Alex

Alexander “Alex”, born 9/01, is a very intelligent and respectful Caucasian teen who is capable of learning anything he puts his mind to. He enjoys learning about science, has a great aptitude for math, can retain a lot of information and enjoys sharing obscure trivia with others. Also, Alex is very much into computers and other electronics, building with Legos, and gaming and would like to be a video game designer when he grows up. He would also like to go to Japan someday. Alex needs a loving adoptive family who shares his interests and who will provide him with the encouragement, support, attention, structure and nurturing environment he needs to continue to thrive and achieve his dreams. His family will also need to support his need for ongoing assistance as well as his desire to maintain his relationships with his foster parent and his siblings, who have been planned for separately.

Learn more about Alex by visiting the Wednesday's Child website.

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