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if You've Ever Considered Foster Care? Join Our Foster Parent Orientation

Posted by Janine Porter on Monday, April 25, 2022, In : Why Foster? 
If you have ever thought about opening your home to a child in need of love, attention, and care, then join the staff at Georgia Hope Inc.
We will talk about the steps you need to become a foster parent. Register here.

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Back to School Drive Thru

Posted by Janine Porter on Monday, July 12, 2021, In : Events 
Join the Georgia Hope Inc. family and our partner Sapiera Dreams for our Back to School Drive Thru! While supplies last we are happy to give to the children in our community the supplies they need for going back to school post Covid.  If you would like to volunteer or make a donation, please get in touch.

Join Us!

Date: Saturday, July 24, 2021
Time: 12-2 PM
Location: Georgia Hope Offices
1257 Commercial Drive, SW
Conyers, GA 

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Our Holiday Toy Drive Thru Was a Success

Posted by Janine Porter on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, In : Fundraiser 
The Georgia Hope Inc. toy drive-thru on December 19th was a success. 

All of our foster families came by and received an abundance of gifts and enjoyed an amazing lunch provided and sponsored by Jim N' Nick BBQ

The Angel Treesfrom our sponsors  Johnny's Pizza of Snellville, Veritas Investigation and Paralegal Services, LLC was a huge part of the joy of the day. We thank their community. Those who picked an Angel certainly went above and beyond in ensuring that their Angels (kids) received all...

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Posted by Janine Porter on Monday, October 12, 2020, In : Georgia Hope Inc. News 

Georgia Hope Inc. is certifying Specialized Foster Care Homes for teens ages 13+ right in your very own home!

Income potential: Up to $10,000 per month


Passion for working with teens

Ability to provide a safe and caring home and environment

Flexible schedule

Open to allowing professionals coming in and out of YOUR home regularly

Experience preferred

Ability and willingness to transport and engage youth in events and activities


30 hours of intensive the...

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Will Christmas be Cancelled? Georgia Hope Inc. Needs Your Help

Posted by Janine Porter on Monday, December 10, 2018, In : Fundraiser 
Every year Georgia Hope sponsors a Holiday- Christmas Gala for our foster familes and this year may prove the exception.  This year, without your support, we will be unable to sponsor the event.  

Our Holiday Gala is a time for joy for foster families. They get a chance to dress up witha  promise of food and fun.  This becomes all the more important when our children are dealing with the struggle of knowing that they are not with their biological families. For our foster parents, some who don'...
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Our 2018 Summer Newsletter is Here!

Posted by Janine Porter on Thursday, June 28, 2018, In : Georgia Hope Newsletter 
The Georgia Hope Inc. family wishes you and yours a safe and enjoyable summer.  We have lots of great news to share from new families we created, our childrens's successes and recognition from our governor on our sucess as a foster care and adoption agency in Georgia! 

Make siure you sign up  for the latest news from Georgia Hope, Inc.and like us on Facebook for more Foster Care and Adoption News! 

For a full copy of our newsletter, click here!

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Letter from Our Assistant Director

Posted by C. Thomas, Assistant Director on Thursday, June 28, 2018, In : Georgia Hope Newsletter 
Hello Parents, 

Fostering can be a challenging job. It is extremely important that you only accept children that are geared towards your specific skill set. If additional training of any kind is needed to help ensure that the safety well-being and permanency needs of children placed in your home are met, please let us know. We want to supply each of you with the necessary tools to de-escalate any behavior and regain control of any situation. You all are doing a fantastic job caring for our chi...

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OUR PBP Scores Are In...and We Received an "A"

Posted by Georgia Hope, Inc. on Friday, February 9, 2018, In : Georgia Hope Inc. News 
Each quarter the state of Georgia's Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Family and Children  Office of Provider Managements requires agencies like ours to share their foster care data with them and then issues a grade based of this performance. This grade is the Performance Based Procedures (PBP) grade. It is a report card that rates agencies on how well they perform in certain areas, for example, well being, permanency of children in care (ensuring little to no disruptions), how ...

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Why Did I Foster?

Posted by Janine Porter on Friday, November 3, 2017, In : Why Foster? 
Over the years so many people have asked me, "Why did I decide to foster and why so many children? I received comments like, “I couldn’t do that”, “What about your own children?”, “What about your quality of life?”

My response has always been the same. I shrug my shoulders and say “Why not?  I have the means to provide for another child, why wouldn’t I? Every child needs a home and every child needs a family and positive experiences”.

Let’s take a look at this a little clo...

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Georgia Hope Inc.'s Chicken Nuggets: Wisdom for Happy Families

Posted by Janine Porter on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, In : Georgia Hope Newsletter 
Welcome to our July's Newsletter's Chicken Nuggets! Here are a few words of wisdom to help you through the trying times. Yes, we all have them!

Sleepless children-Allow children to run free outside or in a safe area, tire them out, feed them, bathe them. Spray lavender in the air, play soft music and allow them to drift away to sleepy land. Nighty-night!

Cursing kids-Choose a funny word. Tell the child instead of using the bad word choose the funny word. You use it too and watch those bad words...

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Georgia Hope Inc.'s Quarterly Newsletter - July

Posted by Janine Porter on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, In : Georgia Hope Newsletter 
It’s A great day at Georgia Hope:
Summer has come upon us, please remember to keep your children safe, busy and well hydrated. Georgia’s summers can be hot and humid. Remember to wear sun screen while in the sun, at the beach, in the park or just out walking. Be sure your child is involved in some summer activity throughout the summer whether camp, volunteering and/or vacation bible school. Also, remember to keep their minds flowing with education. Go to the library so your toddlers, child...

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