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WHAT IS STRENGTHENING FAMILIES GEORGIA?
Strengthening Families Georgia (SFG) represents a multi-disciplinary partnership of nearly 50 national, state and local, and public and private organizations dedicated to embedding five research-based Protective Factors into services and supports for children and their families. SFG is housed at Prevent Child Abuse Georgia located within Georgia State University.

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OUR VISION

All families with children birth through age five in Georgia have the resources and support necessary for a meaningful and successful life.

OUR MISSION

To utilize the Strengthening Families assets-based framework of Protective Factors in all systems, programs, services and activities supporting families with young children as the approach to achieving the vision.

OUR GOALS

The primary Strengthening Families Georgia goal is that all agencies, organizations and individuals serving families with young children will embed the Strengthening Families Framework into systems, programs, services and activities.

This primary goal is supported by three goals as defined in the Goals visual, Strengthening Families Georgia: A Foundation for Enhancing Child and Family Serving Agencies. The SFG Framework guides policy and decision making, serves to unify sectors to promote a strengths-based approach to working with families, and helps decision-makers understand the importance of supporting all families.

KEY ASPECTS OF GEORGIA’S WORK

  • Embedding Strengthening Families into All Child and Family Serving Organizations
  • Creating Family Strengthening Child Welfare Practices
  • Building Parent and Community Partnerships
  • Enriching Professional Development

CURRENT PARTNER SPOTLIGHT:  Georgia Head Start 

 

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