Foster Care

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.

                                                       

Requirements 
  •  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 have 24-hour access to our professional staff in the event of a crisis. 

  • Our social workers manage small caseloads which means you will have individualized attention. 

  • We make frequent contact with our foster families  to address any issues as they arise. 

  • We provide 15 hours of training each year by our staff and community experts. 

  •  Our foster parents have access to services and supplies donated by local businesses and individuals in the community. 

  • We provide respite care when foster parents need a break and the opportunity to network with other foster families. 

  • You will be working with an agency that has a proven track record of caring for children -  since 1872!  

 

For More Information:
770-463-3344
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