FAQ's

FAQ's on Georgia Baptist Children's Homes
 
Here are some of the frequently asked questions about our ministry. 
Please feel free to contact us directly if the information you need is not listed here.

 

Where are you located?
Click here to find out the different locations of our ministry throughout the state.

 

Where do your kids come from?
Our Children come to us through a variety of placements. Some are placed by DFCS (Department of Family and Children's Services),  some are placed  by DJJ (Department of Juvenile Justice), and some are private placements and are placed by a family member when a family is going through a difficult time or transition.

  

How can I help?

 There are several ways you can help our ministry. Click here to find out how!
 
My church would like to do a mission trip/mission project at the Children's Home. Who should we contact?
Click here to find the Campus or Program nearest you. If you are unsure where you'd like to do your mission trip, contact our Central Office at 770-463-3800.

 

My church/association would like to do a truck loading for the Children's Home. Who should we contact?
Sandra Hammonds
770-463-3800
 
My church/women's group/Sunday School Class/WMU/Men's Group/Seniors Group would like to have a Children's Home Representative speak to us about the ministries of GBCH&FM, who should we contact?
A Children's Home representative would be happy to share about our ministries with your church or group. To schedule a speaker, please contact Renee Wright at 770.463.3800 or rwright@gbchfm.org.
 
What is Children's Home Day? When is it celebrated?
Children's Home Offering Day is a special day of prayer and offering in Georgia Baptist Churches. Often churches take up a special offering for Georgia Baptist Children's Home. It is usually recognized on Mother's Day, although churches can choose to recognize it anytime throughout the year. If you'd like more information on Children's Home Day contact our Central Office at 770.463.3800.
 
What are the requirements for Camp Hawkins? How can I sign a child up to attend camp?
Click here to learn more about Camp Hawkins.

 

What are the dates for Camp Hawkins 2017?
Please contact Kendra Sewell at 770-463-3344 or ksewell@gbchfm.org for more information on Camp Hawkins 2017.
 
 
What services do you offer for an unwed teen mother?
Click here to learn about our Maternity Program.

 

What therapeutic riding services do you offer? Who is eligible?
Click here to learn about Good Shepherd Riding Center.
 
How can I make a donation to the Children's Home?
There are several ways to make a donation to the Children's Home. Click here to make a secure online donation using your credit card. You can also mail check payable to Georgia Baptist Children's Home to:
PO Box 329
Palmetto, GA 30268

 

How do I make a donation in memory of/in honor of someone?

 There are several ways to make a donation in memory or honor of someone. Click here to make a secure online donation using your credit card. There is a place to acknowledge the donation is in memory or honor of someone. You can also mail check payable to Georgia Baptist Children's Homes to:

PO Box 329
Palmetto, GA 30268
Please include who you would like the donation to be in memory or in honor of, as well as where you'd like the acknowledgement sent.
 
Who do I contact about Planned Giving?
Click here to find out more about Estate Planning. If you have any questions, contact:
 
Alan McCumber, Vice President of Finance
770-463-3800
 
Are you a non-profit?
Yes, we are a 501(c)3.

 

Will you provide me with documentation of monetary donations for tax purposes?
Yes, if you need documentation of a donation made or a copy of our 501(c)3, please contact our Finance Department at 770-463-3800.

 

Will you provide me with documentation of gifts-in-kind for tax purposes?
Yes, if you need documentation of a Gift-in-kind, please contact the campus where the donation was made or our Finance Department at 770-463-3800.
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