Healing children from abuse and neglect starts here.


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

  • 11,840

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

See the Need in Your Area

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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

Meet Oak Grove Baptist Church

A little over a decade ago a family, Rob and Cheryl Vincent, came to Oak Grove Baptist Church. They had been foster parents to many children in previous years and…

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Opened Eyes and Hearts - Meet the Calhouns

FaithBridge foster parent, Stacey Calhoun has learned that you can’t do it by yourself. “It takes a village and teamwork...

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Meet City Church

The foster crisis in Georgia is overwhelming and heartbreaking. If every Christian could contribute in some way, more kids could be exposed to Christ and a God-centered home...

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Church Partner Series: Fortified Hills Baptist Church

Our foster care ministry and our partnership with FaithBridge allows us to serve our community in the Gospel work...

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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!