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: Abraham​

Abraham

Abraham “Cash”, born in 2003, is a caring, playful, hilarious and nice African American teen who plans to attend college then become a surgeon when he grows up. He enjoys playing piano, spending time with his friends, playing video games, listening to rap music, and playing board games like ‘Monopoly’ and ‘Sorry!’. Cash also enjoys playing and watching football and basketball, taking photos, watching baseball games, watching game shows like ‘Family Feud’, and watching TV shows like ‘Hoarders’ and ‘Extreme Cheapskates’. At school, where Cash does well and earns good grades, he enjoys learning new things, especially about math, science, art, writing, literature, and social studies. Cash needs a loving adoptive family who will provide him with the attention, support, encouragement and nurturing environment he needs to continue to thrive and reach his goals. His family will also need to support his desire to maintain his relationship with his brother, who has been planned for separately.

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

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