Georgia Center for Children, Inc.
DeKalb-Fulton Advocacy Center
Mission: To help sexually abused children overcome the trauma of their abuse and lead normal, healthy, productive lives, thereby breaking the cycle of abuse
The Georgia Center for Children was established as a private, non-profit agency in Decatur, Georgia in 1987. In 1994, the Center expanded its services to include Fulton County as well as DeKalb County.
In 1992, the Georgia Center for Children became the 10th agency in the country to become a full member of the National Network of Children's Advocacy Centers and the first agency in the state of Georgia. It now stands as one of almost three hundred centers nationwide providing similar services for abused children. The Georgia Center for Children was honored by UNICEF and the Carter Center as the recipient of the 1994 Child Survival Award. The Center was also honored as designated charity of the 1997 Cathedral Antiques Show.
One of ten model centers designated by the National Children's Alliance, the Georgia Center also provides educational seminars, conferences and resources to other child health professionals throughout the state. As a charter member of the Georgia Network of Children's Advocacy Centers, the Georgia Center continues to provided education, leadership and resources for communities establishing similar centers throughout Georgia.
The Georgia Center for Children
920 Ponce de Leon Avenue
Atlanta, Georgia 30306
202 Nelson Ferry Road
Decatur, Georgia 30030