With many parents returning to work, families are not always able to stay at home and assist their children with virtual instruction. DECAL is offering families the ability to search for child care for school age children enrolled in distance learning.
Twiggs County Family Connection Executive Director Lea Toney, spoke with 41NBC about a recent project that kept kids reading over the summer and how the organization plans to continue to serve the community.
The Georgia Family Connection Partnership WIC Matters Cohort, a group of nine Georgia Family Connection Collaboratives, is working together with WIC to help ensure that all eligible women are informed about, enroll in, and actively use the program’s valuable resources.
Seventeen Georgia community organizations have been selected to receive technical assistance and funding from the Georgia Division of Family & Children Services through its State of Hope initiative, which provides opportunities for local community programs to enhance what they’re already doing to improve the quality of life for Georgia families.
DFCS Director Tom Rawlings says DFCS has been working on ways to strengthen and empower families in order to help the children in them. Several years ago, in partnership with Georgia State University (Child Welfare Training Collaborative) and Georgia Family Connection, the State of Hope initiative was launched.
Family Connection of Warren County, Inc. will celebrate 31 years of service to families and children in Warren County on August 29, 2020. Family Connection of Warren County is an integral part of Georgia Family Connection, which is the only statewide network of its kind in this country that is dedicated to the health and well-being of families, children and communities.
The youth opportunities specialist will provide content-expertise and leadership to a newly formed cohort of 10 county Collaboratives focused on improving high school graduation rates in their communities.
Essentials for Childhood, a strategic framework developed by the CDC, presents a roadmap to align and support Georgia stakeholders committed to the positive development of children and families, and specifically to the prevention of child abuse and neglect.
The Jean Harris Volunteer of the Year award, which recognizes the efforts of a Rotarian or non-Rotarian woman who has made a significant contribution to the development and progress of others in the community, was presented to Cheyenne Thornton, Executive Director of White County Family Connection.