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 Georgia

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: Kristian

Kristian

Kristian, born in 2006, is a polite, outgoing, respectful, kind and well-mannered Caucasian boy who is “very big on everyone being treated fairly and with justice being served.” At school, where he earns good grades, enjoys art class, and is well-known and popular, Kristian is protective of any kids being bullied and greets and is greeted by everyone on campus. He loves his teachers and getting their approval; and they praise him as being helpful, studious and a “delightful young man” to work with. Outside of school, Kristian enjoys playing sports like soccer, football and basketball, listening to all types of music, especially R&B, country and rap, and drawing and building things. He also enjoys playing ‘Minecraft’, ‘Connect 4’, ‘Operation’, checkers and ‘Sorry!’, and watching action and adventure movies, cartoons on Nick Jr., and basketball and football games. Kristian’s favorite teams are the Lakers and Alabama. He would like to pursue a career in the military when he grows up. Kristian is very close with his sister who has been planned for separately. He loves to spend time with her so he needs an adoptive family who will support his need to maintain his relationship with her. Kristian’s family will also need to be loving, patient, kind and consistent and provide him with the attention, support, encouragement, structure and nurturing environment he needs to continue to thrive and reach his goals. 

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