Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc
Jacqueline L. Payne
Attorney at Law, Grandparent/Relative Caregiver's Project
Willie N. Hamilton
Handles cases regarding Adoptions & Juvenile
Address: P.O. Box 1 Avondale Estates, GA 30002
Adopted Teen Empowerment and Mentoring (ATEAM)
Phone: 1-877-669-0634 or 770-881-7789
Upcoming Events: https://www.gaadoptionresources.org/about/events/news/346-adopted-teen-empowerment-and-mentoring-ateam
Questions for you
Do you ever check out the following webpages?
It's My Turn Now - http://itsmyturnnow.dhs.ga.gov/WebForms/MeetChildren.aspx
Wednesday's Child - http://wednesdayschild.dhs.ga.gov/Children/ViewChildren.aspx
Do you know if you are able to adopt a child? Check here to see if you meet the criteria.
Georgia DFCS Adoption Process. - https://dfcs.georgia.gov/adoption-process
Georgia State Information on How To Adopt. - https://www.adoptuskids.org/adoption-and-foster-care/how-to-adopt-and-foster/state-information/georgia
Have you been on the list for a while and are interested in getting support in te process?
Connect with your Local Parent Association
Connect with online support Groups
Georgia Adoptive and Foster Parent Support Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/166697456828443/
ADOPT Georgia - Adoption Resource and Support - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1324323080976548/
Have you had trouble as a Foster Parent getting responses from your RD or from one of the websites listed above because your home is not registered as an Adoptive Home?
If this has happened, contact your RD worker
Also contact the DeKalb FLAG President so we can help them see that we also want information about these children who are ready for a forever family. We have contacts that we can utilize to help us with these types of issues.
Helpful Video Resources
Preventing Adoption Disruptions - http://www.afpag.net/video-series/#preventing
www.adoptedwithlove.com - Online Coupon Code: 50FF25
Publisher and Books
Jessica Kingsley Publishers http://www.jkp.com/