Resources for Paulding County

Paulding County Resource Directory (2016)
http://www.chattahoocheetech.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Paulding-County-Resource-Directory.pdf

DFCS Office

County Director – James Provost
1387 Industrial Blvd N. Dallas, Georgia 30132-0168
Direct Office Number (770) 443-7810

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

CASA of Paulding County, Inc. (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
Christy Wilson, Executive Director
P.O. Box 24 Dallas, GA, 30132
Phone: 770-505-0065 Fax: 770-443-5940
Email: casapaulding@casapaulding.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
913 N. Tennessee Street, Suite 202 Cartersville, GA 30120

Gloria Calhoun
Phone: (770) 387-0828 Toll Free 1-800-308-1825 Fax: (678) 721-6676
Email: gloria.calhoun@qualitycareforchildren.org

Brookwood Learning Center
545 Hardee St., Dallas, GA 30132
Phone: (770) 445-1133

Bundles of Love Christian Academy
103 White Park Dr., Dallas, GA 30132
Phone: (770) 693-7674

Cross Roads Christian School
8492 Hiram Acworth Hwy.
Dallas, GA 30132
Phone: (678) 574-8680

Noah’s Ark Christian Academy
199 Hiram-Douglasville Hwy, Hiram, GA 30141
Phone: (678) 402-8765

Healthcare

Paulding County Health Department
451 Jimmy Campbell Pkwy. Dallas, GA 30132
Ph: (770) 443-7881 Fx: (770) 443-7885

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

Babies Can’t Wait
1309 Redmond Rd, Nw Rome, Ga 30165
Phone: (706) 802-5076 Fax: (706) 802-5071 Referral: (706) 802-5072
Scottie Worthington Scottie.Worthington@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
1309 Redmond Rd Rome, Ga 30165
Phone:(706) 802-5387 Fax:(706) 802-5309
Kassandra Pichardo kassandra.pichardo@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
1309 Redmond Rd, Nw Rome, Ga 30165
Phone:(706) 802-5626 Fax:(706) 802-5309
Stacy Henderson Stacy.Henderson@dph.ga.gov

Testing/Inspections

Paulding County Environmental Health (Water and Septic Testing)
Chris Collier, Environmental County Manager
240 Constitution Blvd Suit 1-A Dallas, GA 30132
Phone: (770) 443-7877 Fax: (770) 443-7879

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
Paulding County Health Department
451 Jimmy Campbell Pkwy. Dallas, GA 30132
WIC: (770) 443-7900
Fx: (770) 443-7885

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