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: Damion and John

Damion and John

Damion and John are smart, helpful and loveable Caucasian brothers who earn good grades at school and get along well with other kids. Damion, born in 2008, is an outgoing and sweet boy who enjoys playing games on his tablet, building with Legos, playing with his toys, playing outside and playing football. John, born in 2010, is an affectionate child who enjoys riding his bike, going to the park, playing games on his tablet, watching cartoons, and learning about math at school. Damion and John need a loving adoptive family who will provide them with the attention, support, encouragement, structure, and nurturing environment they need to continue to thrive. Their family will also need to support John’s desire to maintain his relationship with his foster parents.

Learn more about Damion and John by visiting the Wednesday's Child website.

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