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: Destiny

Destiny, born in 2004, is a sweet, loving and outspoken Caucasian teen who enjoys doing arts and crafts, drawing, sketching and sewing.

Destiny, born in 2004, is a sweet, loving and outspoken Caucasian teen who enjoys doing arts and crafts, drawing, sketching and sewing. She also enjoys playing volleyball and ‘Uno’, listening to Nightcore music, watching Japanese animation, and playing and watching football games. The Bulldogs are her favorite team. At school, where she gets along well with the other kids, Destiny enjoys participating in choir and hanging out with new people every day. After she graduates from high school, Destiny is interested in going to college to study art and/or joining the Army. Destiny needs a loving adoptive family who will give her the attention, support, encouragement, structure and nurturing environment she needs to continue to thrive and reach her goals. Her family will also need to support her desire to maintain her relationships with her two older brothers who have been planned for separately.

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