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.  

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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

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Wednesday's Child (WC) is Georgia's partnership with WAGA Fox 5 TV - Atlanta and the Georgia Division of Family & 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: Shiloh

Wednesday's Child Shiloh

Shiloh, born in 2007, is a smart and tech-savvy African American/Caucasian teen who enjoys learning new things like computer coding. He is looking forward to learning how to drive then getting a job when he is older. Shiloh also enjoys playing video games, listening to rap music and playing and watching basketball games. At school, where he earns good grades and gets along well with others, Shiloh enjoys reading and spending time with his friends. Shiloh needs a loving adoptive family who will give him 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 siblings who have been planned for separately.

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