Resources for Fulton County

Fulton County Resource Directory (2012)
http://www.atlantahabitat.org/fullpanel/uploads/files/atl-fulton-services-guide.pdf

DFCS Office

County Director Glenene Lanier
1249 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy Atlanta, Georgia 30318
Direct Office Number (404) 206-5778

Training

FaithBridge Foster Care: http://www.faithbridgefostercare.org/training/foster-parent-training/

If you have a pool, lake, pond, creek, river, or other body of water on your property, a water safety certification course must be completed annually. Online certification courses can be found at www.onlinewatersafetycourse.com or www.homepoolessentials.org or www.icceonline.com/page/page/1572627.htm.

Support

Fulton County CASA, Inc. (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
Robbyn Ingram, Executive Director
395 Pryor Street, SW, Suite 4116 Atlanta, GA, 30312
Phone: 404-613-4720 Fax: 404-893-0653
contactus@fultoncountycasa.org

Hope 4 Tomorrow Mentoring Program (through Foster Care Support Foundation) (Serves all counties)
http://www.fostercares.org/mentoring
Jordan Rayburn, Hope 4 Tomorrow Mentoring Coordinator
Cell: 770-317-3749
mentor@fostercares.org

Daycare

CAPS- Childcare and Parent Services
2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE
Suite 670, East Tower
Atlanta, GA 30334
1-833-4GACAPS (1-833-442-2277)
http://families.decal.ga.gov/ChildCare/Search

The CAPS program in Georgia provides assistance to foster parents in paying for licensed child care services. Individual facilities must be licensed and approved, as well as accept CAPS as a form of payment for foster parents to utilize this service. Below is a list of daycares that have, at the time of posting, accepted CAPS payments. This is NOT an all-inclusive list. Below you will also find an instruction page on how to search online for a CAPS approved provider through the state website.

CAPS online search instruction page

Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
2751 Buford Highway, Suite 500 Atlanta, GA 30324

Pam Runkle
Phone: (404) 479-4233 Toll Free 1-877-722-2445 Fax: (404) 479-4166
pam.runkle@qualitycareforchildren.org

A Thru Z Childcare & Learning Center
2950 Stone Hogan Connector Ste. B, Atlanta, GA 30331
Phone: (404) 629-6868

Active Learning Academy
1477 Westwood Avenue, S.W., Atlanta, GA 30310
Phone: (678) 663-2423

Angel’s Paradise Academy
595 Joseph Lowery Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30310
Phone: (404) 755-8493

Healthcare

Fulton County Board of Health
10 Park Pl SE, Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 613-1205

Find which Amerigroup providers are in your area by clicking this link: https://providers.amerigroup.com/pages/providerdirectory.aspx

Babies Can’t Wait
2805 Metropolitan Pkwy Atlanta, Ga 30315
Phone: (404) 612-4077 Fax: (404) 612-4038 Referral: (404) 612-8770
Joann Smith, Joann.Smith@fultoncountyga.gov

Babies Can’t Wait provides a coordinated, comprehensive and integrated system of services for infants and toddlers with special needs, birth to 3 and their families. Babies Can’t Wait provides early identification and screening of children with developmental delays and chronic health conditions. Babies Can’t Wait strives to improve the developmental potential of infants and toddlers birth to age 3, with developmental or chronic health conditions.

Children 1st
2805 Metropolitan Parkway Atlanta, Ga 30315
Phone:404-612-8770 Fax:(404) 612-8781
Janice Wright, janice.wright@fultoncountyga.gov

Children 1st is a population-based system in the State of Georgia, designed to serve as an entry point into all public health services for children, birth – 5 years old. Children 1st facilitates early identification of at-risk children and links them with early interventions services, as well as other public health services and community based resources.

Children’s Medical Services
2805 Metropolitan Pkwy, Sw Atlanta, Ga 30315
Phone:(404) 612-1496 Fax:(404) 612-4038
Angela Roberson, Angela.Roberson@fultoncountyga.gov

Testing/Inspections

UGA Fulton County Extension (Water Inspections)
1 Margaret Mitchell Square, Suite 109 Atlanta, GA 30303-1022
Phone: 404-332-2400
Email: uge1121@uga.edu

Septic Service Pro. LLC (Septic Inspections)
Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: (678) 292-8728

Drug Testing/Lab Work

Foster family applicants can visit this website, order the drug screen, pay for the drug screen directly through the site, locate a testing location near them, go to the testing location and get drug tested. The results will come directly to FaithBridge.

https://labtestingsolutions.screenmenow.com/Default.aspx?c=SLLT_00266

Supplies

Foster Care Support Foundation – Distribution Center (Serves all counties)
115 Mansell Place, Roswell, GA 30076
Phone: 770-641-9591
Request an application and appointment by emailing appt@fostercares.org

WIC
Fulton County Health and Wellness, WIC Nutrition Program
265 Boulevard NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Phone: (404) 612-3942

The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program is a federally-funded health and nutrition program© for Infants and Children age 1 to 5 years (including foster children).
What WIC Provides
· Special checks to buy healthy foods from WIC-authorized vendors – milk, eggs, bread, cereal, juice, peanut butter, and much more (see Authorized Foods) including formula.
· Information about nutrition and health to help you and your family eat well and be healthy