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: Leigha

Leigha

Leigha, born in 2004, is an animal-loving Caucasian teen with a good personality who plans to become a veterinarian when she grows up. She loves jokes, laughing, crocheting, and listening to hip hop music. Leigha also enjoys playing basketball and softball, watching football, especially when the Georgia Bulldogs are playing, watching TV shows on ‘Animal Planet’, playing board games like checkers, and watching animated movies like ‘All Dogs Go to Heaven’. At school, where Leigha earns good grades and gets along well with the other kids, she enjoys learning new things, especially about math, and participating in art class. Leigha needs a loving adoptive family who will provide her with the attention, support, encouragement, and nurturing environment she needs to continue to thrive and reach her goals.

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

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