Resources for Henry County

Henry County Resource Directory
http://www.henrycounty.com/Henry-County-Resources

DFCS Office

125 Henry Parkway
McDonough, Georgia 30253-6636
Direct Office Number – (770) 954-2014

Training

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

Adoptive and Foster Parent Association of Henry County
10 Cleveland Street, 30248
Ida W. James
Phone: 770-468-0637
Email: iwalton7@bellsouth.net

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

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
277 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Suite 104 Macon, GA 31201Julie Phillips
Phone: (478) 751-3000 Toll Free 1-877-228-3566 Fax: (478) 751-3010
jphillips@augusta.edu

East Lake Academy, Inc.
1924 Hwy. 155 North, McDonough, GA 30252
Phone: (770) 914-3811

Rainbow Child Care Center (McDonough)
4075 East Lake Pkwy, McDonough, GA 30253
Phone: (770) 957-3077

The Sunshine House #64
300 Eagles Pointe Parkway, Stockbridge, GA 30281
Phone: (770) 389-0856

Healthcare

Henry County Health Department
135 Henry Parkway McDonough, GA 30253
Phone: 1.800.847.4262 or 706.845.4035 Fax: 770.954.2269

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

Babies Can’t Wait
301 Main Street Lagrange, Ga 30240
Phone: (706) 298-7750 Fax: (706) 845-4351 Referral: (706) 298-7760
Tracy Bain Tracy.Bain@dph.ga.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
301 Main Street Lagrange, Ga 30240
Phone:(706) 298-7747 Fax:(706) 845-4351
Tiffany Marshall Tiffany.Marshall@dph.ga.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
301 Main Street Lagrange, Ga 30240
Phone:(706) 298-7711 Fax:(706) 845-4351
Alecia Fisher Alecia.Fisher@dph.ga.gov
Cindy Cross Cindy.Cross@dph.ga.gov

Testing/Inspections

Henry County Environmental Health (Water and Septic Inspections)
135 Henry Parkway McDonough, GA 30253
Phone: 770.288.6190 Fax: 770.954.2967

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
Henry County Health Department
135 Henry Parkway McDonough, GA 30253
Phone: 1.800.847.4262 or 706.845.4035 Fax: 770.954.2269

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