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: Toby

Toby

Future diesel mechanic Toby, born in 2004, is a nice, helpful, clean, caring and respectful Caucasian teen who likes all trucks, especially diesel trucks. He is not afraid to get dirty and enjoys camping, fishing, hunting, riding dirt bikes, and playing and watching football. Georgia and Clemson are his favorite teams. Toby also enjoys listening to rap and country music, playing ‘Fortnite’ and ‘Monopoly’, and watching ‘Diesel Brothers’ and ‘Friday’ movies. At school, where he earns good grades and gets along well with the other kids, Toby enjoys spending time with his friends, participating in PE and learning about science. He looks forward to participating in after-school activities such as baseball, soccer and/or band. Toby needs a loving adoptive family who will listen to him and care about him while providing 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 relationships with his siblings who have been planned for separately.

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

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