Georgia Center For Resources & Support

Current News

 
 
"I got fired for what?" Webinar!
 
EMPOWER WHO?
 This month we are having 2 young people who not only have experienced the foster care system but have come to talk about their current careers and journey's towards them. What got them hired by employers and what got them fired. Please join us as we continue our series entitled Learning from Our Mistakes.
 
Tuesday, April 16th
5:30pm-6:30pm
To register for the webinar click here!
 
Opportunities for the youth!
 
 
Resources for Youth!
 
Come out and enjoy Summer Summit 2019. Be sure to complete waivers located on registration site.
 
 
Vidalia Recreation
June 21,2019
10am to 2pm
 
Etowah Park
July 12, 2019
10am to 2pm
 
 
 
7th -11th Grade Survey Party @ Six Flags
 
We like to start working with our young role models early to identify any barriers that may be hindering them from being their Greatest Selves. A lot of times that conversation can not be had with "adults" but, the conversation can be had with young people who are currently in or have been in their shoes. 
 
Who:
7th-11th graders
 
 
When
Tuesday June 11th
 
Time
11am-4pm
 
RSVP below
 
Schools Out, Cook out!
 
 
Come out and celebrate our high school and GED graduates while at the same time showing our 11th graders that their future is bright. There will be Food, Games, Prizes, Fishing and more. 
 
Who:
Graduating Seniors
G.E.D Graduates
Rising 11th &12th Graders
 
When
Thursday June 6th
 
Time
11am-3pm
 
RSVP below
 
 
 
REGION 10 TOWN HALL:
 
If you ever wanted to talk to the man in charge of making all of the decisions, Region 10 and surrounding.... This is your chance.
 
Please come out as we have a face to face talk with Director of DFCS about the issues that need to be addressed within our foster care system. Bring your concerns, but also bring your Solutions
 
April 30th
5pm-8pm
Albany State university.
 
GEORGIA TEENWORK INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
 
*** Summer 2019 Youth Employment Work Session Application – Extended Deadline Friday, April 19, 2019***
 
 
 
 
If you have any questions contact the Georgia TeenWork Program Team atThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
 
 
 
Please ensure all eligible youth within your region and county apply!
Adult supporters who apply on behalf of youth MUST ensure the youth are aware an application has been submitted and MUST ensure the youth attend all mandatory trainings prior to June 1, 2019. Training dates and locations will be disseminated by the Georgia TeenWork team.
 
 
Spread the word about this wonderful opportunity by forwarding this email to all DFCS Field Staff (Case Workers, Supervisors, Field Program Specialists and Independent Living Program Specialists), Congregate Care Providers and other adult supporters who support teens in foster care within Georgia.
 
Apply for Georgia Teen Works Here
 
Housing Options for young people
 
Region 12
if you are planning to live and work in the Savannah area, take a look at this amazing housing option founded by an amazing person who has been thru the foster care system, Whitney Gilliard.