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Georgia Hope Inc. is Recognized During National Foster Care Month

Posted by Janine Porter on Monday, July 16, 2018, In : Georgia Hope Inc. News 
On May 1, 2018, the team at Georgia Hope Inc. were recognized by Lieutenant Governor of Georgia  Casey Cagle for our work in foster care and our dediction to the children we serve in Georgia. 

"It is with great pleasure that we received this letter from Lt. Governor Casey Cagle." said Janine Porter, Executive Director of Georgia Hope Inc.  " We go to work every day asking ourserlves how can we get as many neglected, abused and needy a children a home that will help them survive and thrive.  So...
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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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