Georgia

Children with Disabilities

Community Help

  • Babies Can't Wait

    Babies Can't Wait is a program run by the State of Georgia which provides services for children under the age of three, who have been diagnosed with a developmental disorder or disability. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Department of Human Resources, division of Public Health
  • Bright from the Start

    Search state early childhood learning center licensing and monitoring reports. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
  • 211 of South Central Georgia

    2-1-1 is the national abbreviated dialing code for free access to health and human services information and referral (I&R). 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember and universally recognizable number that makes a critical connection between individuals and families in need and the appropriate community-based organizations and government agencies. Content Detail

  • The Georgia Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies

    The Georgia Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (GACCRRA) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), membership organization composed of 14 regional Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (CCR&Rs) serving the entire state of Georgia. Content Detail

  • Children's Medical Services

    The mission of Children's Medical Services (CMS) is to provide a community-based, family-focused, care coordinated, culturally appropriate, comprehensive system of medical/health care for eligible children, birth to 21, with chronic medical conditions. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Division of Public Health
  • Children 1st

    Children 1st is a program run by the state of Georgia that screens every newborn for risk-factors for developmental disorders and disabilities. If a disorder or disability is identified, Children 1st can refer families to Babies Can't Wait, Children's Medical Services or other programs Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Department of Human Resources, division of Public Health
  • Department of Family and Children Services County by County Contact Information

    This web site contains the name of the director, the address, phone number, fax number and area information for each of the DFACs offices throughout the state. The list is in alphabetical order by county. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Family and Children Services
  • Emory Autism Center

    The Emory Autism Center runs a family support program that gives parents training and information about autism. There is a cost, but there are a few sliding-scale scholarships. The EAC also runs a preschool program and other programs for kids with autism. Content Detail

    By:
    Emory University
  • Families First

    Families First offers individual and family counseling. We help young pregnant women continue their education and reach independence and offer specialized foster care for children in need. Families First provides support services for foster parents and helps people who want to adopt. Our nurturing group homes for abused, neglected and abandoned children give them stability and security. Homeless young mothers find assistance in our transitional housing. Families First also assists families who are struggling with divorce, violence and visitation issues. Our community programs encompass employee assistance counseling, after school support and independent living skills. Read More

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    Families First
  • Find A Free Clinic

    A Free Clinic is an organization whose primary mission is to provide health care services free or with a minimal administrative fee to individuals with limited resources. Volunteer health professionals provide a significant portion of health care services. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Free Clinic Network
  • Georgia Learning Resources System

    The Georgia Learning Resources System has 17 centers across Georgia and each one has materials, such as books and videos, about disabilities. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Department of Education
  • Georgia Library for Accessible Services

    Public Library for the blind, hard-of-seeing, and dyslexic. To become a member, a doctor, nurse, or social worker needs to sign and confirm your disability. They will mail you a tape player and a catalog of the books on tape that the library has. All books or magazines can be ordered over the phone. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Public Library Service
  • Marcus Autism Center

    The Marcus Autism Center treats children with developmental disorders, such as Autism, Cerebral Palsy, and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Affiliated with Emory University, the Marcus Autism Center has programs for children and training classes for the families of developmentally disabled persons. Content Detail

  • North Georgia Chapter of Easter Seals

    A statewide organization that provides early-education programs, programs for children with disabilities, including therapy programs. The costs depend on the service that will be provided and other factors, such as the financial situation of the family. Content Detail

    By:
    Easter Seals
  • Southern Georgia Chapter of Easter Seals

    A statewide organization that provides early-education programs, programs for children with disabilities, including therapy programs. The costs depend on the service that will be provided and other factors, such as the financial situation of the family. Content Detail

    By:
    Easter Seals