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  • Are You Pregnant and Thinking About Adoption?

    This fact sheet provides practical information about adoption options for pregnant women. It describes the benefits of counseling and reviews the different types of confidential and open adoption arrangements. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • Georgia Adoption Reunion Registry

    Georgia's Adoption Reunion Registry was created as a result of a state law effective on July 1, 1990. The purpose of the Registry is to offer services to birth parents, adopted persons, adoptive parents and siblings who are affected by adoptions finalized in Georgia. The Reunion Registry can provide: (1) Services to adopted persons whose adoption was finalized in the state of Georgia. (2) Services to birth parents whose children were placed for adoption in Georgia. (3) Services to siblings separated by adoption in Georgia. (4) Services to adoptive parents of children under 21 whose adoption was finalized in the state of Georgia. The services include registration, searches for siblings, parents and children (for a fee), and support groups, among other things. Content Detail

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    Families First and Department of Human Resources Office of Adoptions
  • Kinship Care: Legal Relationships and Public Benefits Guide

    Information for relative caregivers adopting children including definitions of benefits and adoption Content Detail

  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

    TANF stands for ?Temporary Assistance to Needy Families.? If you meet certain requirements, you may be able to get the fifty dollar ($50) Monthly Subsidy Payment (MSP) or the Crisis Intervention Services Payment (CRISP). You may also be able to get other types of TANF. Content Detail

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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    Spanish / Español

Know Your Rights Articles (6)+

  • Pauper's Affidavit (Request to File without Paying Fees)

    The Pauper's Affidavit, also known as a "pauperis" affidavit, can be filed by very low-income persons to avoid paying filing fees to the court. Usually the judge will review the affidavit and make a decision about whether you have to pay fees or not. If you file this affidavit, you must be ready to respond to the judge about your income. Read More

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

    TANF stands for ?Temporary Assistance to Needy Families.? If you meet certain requirements, you may be able to get the fifty dollar ($50) Monthly Subsidy Payment (MSP) or the Crisis Intervention Services Payment (CRISP). You may also be able to get other types of TANF. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Termination of Parental Rights

    Information about what is means to have your parental rights terminated by a court. Read More

    By:
    Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.
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    Spanish / Español
  • United Way of Central Georgia

    There are many services and resources that are available to you in your community. United Way 2-1-1 provides you with the information that you need and helps you find the right service for your specific need. Dial 2-1-1 to speak with a trained referral specialist who will help you locate programs and services in your area. The service is free, and provides confidential information for Central Georgians 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We are equipped to serve the hearing impaired and can accommodate most language Content Detail

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    United Way
  • United Way of Northwest Georgia

    Searchable database of resources in Northwest Georgia for assistance programs helping people with disabilities, homeless, substance abuse, basic resources such as housing and food assistance Content Detail

    By:
    United Way
  • When Children Are Adopted

    This document describes the basic rights related to adoption, excerpted from An Introduction to Law in Georgia, Fourth Edition, published by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 1998 (updated 2004). Read More

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    Spanish / Español