Strengthening Georgia’s adoptive and foster families
The Georgia Center for Resources and Support (GACRS) was designed by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services to assist in strengthening Georgia’s adoptive and foster families. It is managed by Families First that for the last 131 years, has provided empowering solutions for Atlanta’s most vulnerable population by strengthening and sustaining families.
The mission of the Georgia Center for Resources and Support is “to establish a seamless, comprehensive support network of post-placement services that strengthen Georgia’s adoptive and foster families.”
All GACRS services are available at no cost.
- Regional Resource Advisors, available throughout Georgia, assist adoptive and foster families by providing advice, support and training related to parenting children who are adopted or in foster care.
- GACRS provides support with locating community resources and developing local support groups.
- The GACRS Lending Library has books, videos, articles, and other items of interest for parents, children and teens related to the behavioral health, child development and others foster and adoptive concerns.
GACRS’s post-adoption/post-placement services and resources are constantly expanding and evolving to meet the needs of all adoptive and foster families. This is an ongoing process as we learn more about the needs of our families and children. Check in with us often to see “what’s new.” If your family needs something we don’t currently have please contact us. We will make every effort to develop this resource or service. We are here to assist you in your lifelong commitment to children.
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