DFCS Referral Line: (404) 965-2084
DJJ Referral Line: (404 )965-1499
Public Referral Line: (470) 533-7724
The PA program stabilize families in need of intervention by providing in-home and group parenting education utilizing para-professional family support and prevention.
The PUP program works to reduce risk factors that contribute to child maltreatment. The PUP program offers an array of support and intervention services via assessments (mental health, substance abuse, domestic violence, etc.), psychological evaluations and counseling providing skills and training to address medical and/or mental health needs.
The WA services provide support to families in crisis and to vulnerable children who are in unsafe environments or circumstances. WA services are comprehensive home-based mental health treatment and case management services designed to provide critical support to Permanency or Family preservation with the intent of promoting safe and stable families and/or early reunification.
WA services are used to support children placed in DFCS foster homes, reunited with birth families, or placed with relative caregivers.
The Comprehensive Child and Family Assessment (CCFA) improves the well-being, permanency, and safety outcomes for children in foster care through comprehensive assessments. The CCFA serves as the foundation for case planning decisions and for making recommendations to juvenile courts. The CCFA also provides children and families with the opportunity to receive appropriate services and to have successful outcomes.
The Homestead program helps to stabilize families in need of intensive, crisis-oriented therapeutic intervention in an effort to ensure a safe and healthy family environment. These services are available to families with an open Family Preservation, Permanency, or Adoption Child Welfare case.
Moving forward can be hard, if you are alone, that's why we offer a comprehensive service that can include and not limited to counseling, workforce and career development, soft skills, vocational support and training.
Fathers are an important part of a child's life. Just like any parent, many do not know everything, so come connect with other fathers who are learning. Services include, Mentorship, Job Training - Job Search/Placement, Child Support Modification (where applicable), Parenting/Communication & Life Skills Classes
We provide State Certified Teachers to help you prepare for the GED ® test, which can only be taken in person at an authorized testing center. If you are planning on taking the GED ®, this is a great course to help you prepare.
We are all mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect. You do not have to be a licensed professional. Anyone who suspects abuse or neglect is required by law to report their suspicion. All calls are confidential, and your identity will not be revealed.
To report child abuse:
If you have an immediate emergency, call 911 or your local police department; otherwise, call DFCS Child Protective Services at 1-855-GACHILD (422-4453) to report child abuse and/or neglect. Child abuse and/or neglect reports are taken 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Georgia Crisis & Access Line: 1-800-715-4225
National Suicide Hotline: 800-273-8255