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: Ashton

Ashton

Ashton, born in 2009, is a smart and funny African American/Caucasian boy who initially seems shy but once he opens up is very talkative. He loves sports, especially playing and watching football and basketball and also watching wrestling matches, and hopes to become a professional athlete when he grows up. His favorite teams are the Bulldogs, Falcons and Warriors. Ashton also enjoys playing video games, watching action movies, listening to rap music, and playing cards, ‘UNO’ and ‘Connect Four’. At school, where he earns good grades and math is his favorite subject, Ashton likes to spend time with his friends. Ashton needs a loving and dedicated adoptive family who will provide him with the attention, support, encouragement, structure 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 relationships with his sisters who have been planned for separately.

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

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