1-800-CHILDREN Helpline

Children need stable and nurturing relationships and environments for healthy development. It takes parents, caregivers and RESOURCES to make that happen. Prevent Child Abuse Georgia Online Resource Map

Being a parent is hard work, and sometimes we can all use a little help to get through the tough parts.

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

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The Helpline Is:

  • Toll Free
  • A safe place to discuss options
  • Open Monday to Friday, from 9 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:

  • 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
 Why People Call:

  • Parents, Grandparents, Kin and/or Foster Parents
  • Survivors of Abuse
  • Youth
  • Friends or Relatives
  • Crime Victims
  • Faith Communities
  • Professionals

We Need Your Help!
Partners are encouraged to use the content of this marketing kit to promote Prevent Child Abuse (PCA) Georgia’s 1-800-CHILDREN Helpline and Resource Map among parents, caregivers, early care and education providers, and other child and family serving professionals.
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The Helpline is professionally staffed by operators from Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies and operates Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.


 

“PCpcs-logo_2017A Georgia is supported  in part by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Community Based Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CFDA 93.590).  Points of view or opinions stated in this document are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Community Based Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CFDA 93.590).”

 

cjcc The Helpline is funded in part by VOCA Sub-Award C15-8-358, administered by the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council and awarded by the Office for Victims for Crime.