Find Supportive Resources by Calling 1-800-CHILDREN (1-800-244-5373)

Being a parent is hard work, and sometimes we can all use a little help to get through the tough parts. It takes parents, caregivers and RESOURCES to help children thrive.

1-800-CHILDREN (1-800-244-5373) is a free statewide helpline that will give you information you can use wherever you live in Georgia. Callers can talk to a trained individual who cares and wants to help.

Find Supportive Resources by Searching Online   

Find supportive programs near you on the interactive online map! This tool contains over 3,000 organizations and programs around the state that support families.

Use it as your community’s resources guide-

Add a resource online or upload your current community resources below. We will make sure they are up-to-date every 6 months! Families, caregivers, and professional in your area will be able to access them through our online resources map or by calling to speak to one of our resource navigators!

The Helpline Is:

  • Toll Free
  • A safe place to discuss options
  • Open Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Professionally staffed
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • A source of information


The Helpline Is NOT:

  • A hotline or crisis line
  • A function of DFCS
  • Where child abuse reports are taken




 The Helpline Serves:

      • Parents
      • Grandparents
      • Foster Parents
      • Survivors of Abuse
      • Youth
      • Friends or Relatives
      • Crime Victims
      • Faith Communities
      • Professionals
      • Individuals from all socio-economic levels living
      • Urban, suburban, and rural communities in Georgia
Why People Call:

  • Parenting support
  • Counseling and support groups
  • Referrals for legal needs
  • Grandparent issues
  • Child abuse and prevention information
  • Concern about well-being of a child or family member
  • Family violence concerns
  • Community resources for emergency assistance
  • Resources for special needs children