We know adverse traumatic experiences in childhood can affect a child’s brain development. Did you know with the proper support and opportunity a child can overcome the challenges of trauma?

1 in 4 kids in Georgia lives in poverty.

The top 3 reasons a child enters into the custody of the Department of Family and Children Services: neglect, substance abuse, and inadequate housing.

In the past 10 years, the count of homeless students in Georgia has more than doubled to nearly 40,000 youth.*

 

(*data is likely underreported due to reliance of families self-reporting)

More than 15,000 of Georgia’s children are in the state’s child welfare system.

 

 

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