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 Foster Georgia’s 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: Jordan

Jordan

Jordan, born 2/01, is a funny, open, honest, outgoing, talented and athletic African American/Caucasian teen with good people skills. He loves to interact with others and has a positive outlook on life. Jordan enjoys flying his remote-controlled helicopter, riding his bike, playing board games like ‘Scrabble’, watching movies like ‘The Fast and the Furious’ and TV shows like ‘Tom and Jerry’, and competing with others, such as when playing basketball. He also enjoys watching basketball (the Georgia Bulldogs are his favorite team), listening to music, and eating foods like bananas, potato chips, corn, and vanilla ice cream. Jordan is a well-behaved student who has good peer relationships and enjoys and excels in science. He plans to attend the University of Georgia after high school then possibly become a truck driver. Jordan needs a loving adoptive family who will provide him with the attention, encouragement, support and nurturing environment he needs to continue to thrive and reach his goals.

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

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