Home should be a safe place for a child. Unfortunately, many homes are filled with abuse and fear. Today, there are hundreds of children in Georgia who need a safe and loving place to call home. Fostering a child can be a rewarding and exciting experience. We are currently recruiting foster families to participate in our foster care program. Call us today to find out how you can make a difference in the life of a child!
Children We Serve
We serve a variety of children with different needs. We are committed to working closely with our families and children to ensure the best placement options for both.
· Sibling groups that need to remain together
· Children who have lost their ability to trust adults
· Children who need an opportunity to succeed
· Children with emotional issues
· Children who struggle with self -esteem issues
· Children with developmental and physical disabilities
· Teenagers who have not experienced a positive home life and need extra patience and commitment.
Attend 20 hour intensive pre-services foster parent training.
Pass a drug screening test.
Complete state and federal criminal background check.
Complete a medical exam.
Meet home safety requirements.
Provide employee and family references.
Possess a valid Georgia Driver's License.
Be 25 years or older.
Why Georgia Baptist Children's Homes?
You will be working with an agency that has a proven track record of caring for children - since 1872!
We provide respite care when foster parents need a break and the opportunity to network with other foster families.
Our foster parents have access to services and supplies donated by local businesses and individuals in the community.
We provide 15 hours of training each year by our staff and community experts.
We make frequent contact with our foster families to address any issues as they arise.
Our social workers manage small caseloads which means you will have individualized attention.
You will have 24-hour access to our professional staff in the event of a crisis.
For More Information Contact:
Christina Bach, LMSW
Director of Foster Care
Office #: 770-809-6690 fax #678-854-8839