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, Georgia Department of Human Services' Division of Family & Children Services

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.

Wednesdays Child Bryan, Benjamin, and Eliot

Weekly Feature: Bryan, Benjamin, and Eliot

Bryan, Benjamin, and Eliot are close and well-behaved Caucasian brothers who get along well with other kids and enjoy playing sports. Bryan and Benjamin enjoy playing basketball while Eliot enjoys playing football. Future college student Bryan, born in 2008, is an intelligent, kind, soft spoken, and caring teen with a photographic memory who enjoys reading books and learning new things at school where science is his favorite subject. He also enjoys interacting with his teachers and participating in auto engineering and anime clubs. When not at school, Bryan enjoys listening to rock ‘n’ roll music, playing video games and ‘Scrabble’, and being in nature. He also enjoys watching documentaries, comedies, and basketball, football, and baseball games. The Miami Heat, Carolina Panthers, and any Tennessee sports team are his favorites. Benjamin ‘Benny,’ born in 2011, is a kind, sweet, gentle, lovable, and compassionate child who loves babies, sensory toys, being outside, and dribbling his basketball. He also enjoys putting puzzles together, listening to pop music, and watching cartoons, ‘Ninja Turtle’ movies, and wrestling matches. Future doctor Eliot, born in 2016, is a smart, observant, gentle, and loving child with a good memory and a desire to learn new languages, like Spanish. He enjoys building with LEGOs, putting puzzles together, running, playing tag and video games, and listening to pop music. He also enjoys watching ‘Sonic the Hedgehog,’ ‘SpongeBob SquarePants,’ wrestling matches, and soccer and football games. The Eagles are his favorite team. At school, where he earns good grades, interacts well with his teachers and peers, and his favorite subjects are math, reading, and science, Eliot enjoys spending time with his friends, reading, working on a computer, and snack time.