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: Larry and Kaylee

Larry and Kaylee are close Caucasian siblings who enjoy spending time with each other and with friends.

Larry and Kaylee are close Caucasian siblings who enjoy spending time with each other and with friends. Larry, born in 2006, is a determined and hard-working teen who enjoys playing cards and playing and watching basketball games. The Lakers are his favorite team. Larry would like to play on a basketball team. He would also like to get a job when he is older. Kaylee, born in 2007, is a sweet, helpful and sociable teen who enjoys talking with others, dancing and playing the violin. Larry and Kaylee need a loving adoptive family who will give them the attention, support, encouragement, structure and nurturing environment they need to continue to thrive and reach their goals.

Learn more about Larry and Kaylee by visiting the Wednesday's Child website.