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Transforming the lives of children who have experienced abuse and neglect.

Every week, 126 new children in Georgia are removed from their homes and placed into the foster care system by the Division of Family and Children Services due to abuse, neglect, addictions, violence and more. These numbers are heartbreaking and tragic, but they are very real numbers representing very real children who we cannot ignore. We want to ensure that every child who comes into the foster system is nurtured in a loving, safe foster home where they will have the opportunity to heal and experience the love of Jesus.

  • 18

    The average daily number of Georgia's children removed from their homes and placed into foster care.

  • 400

    The number of foster children and youth living in hotels on any given day because there are not enough foster homes.

  • 45%

    The percenatage of Georgia's children who are removed from homes due to neglect

  • 12,800

    The number of children currently in Georgia's foster care system.

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Total foster children in your county today

Children placed outside your county because there weren't enough available homes

Additional Foster homes needed in your county today

*All county data collected by Faithbridge Foster Care.

FaithBridge Stories

The Family Who Made the Difference

Imagine a three-year-old boy adopted from an orphanage in Russia by an American family only to be sent away to strangers in another state. By the time Dmitri was a pre-teen,…

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Answering God's Call

If you told Lacy and Scott Jernigan a year ago that they would be foster parents with an 18-year-old young woman living with them and their twin toddlers, they probably…

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Meet Elizabeth Lupo

Elizabeth moved to Georgia from Michigan in 2017 to join the FaithBridge Foster Family Consultant team and hasn’t looked back. She came equipped with a Master’s in Social Work with…

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The Role of the Church in Foster Care

In March 2019, Jerry Milner, Associate Commissioner at the Children’s Bureau and Acting Commissioner for the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, traveled from Washington, D.C. to visit with us. During…

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Answer the Call

Join us in our mission to solve the foster care crisis. Below are ways you can get involved in foster care ministry today!