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Family Advocates of Georgia, Inc/Douglas County Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 2437
Douglasville, GA 30133

Phone: (404) 437-5973
Fax: (678) 840-3771

Contact Person: Melissa Alford

Email:

Web Site: http://www.faoga.com

Population Served:
Serious Emotional and Behavioral Disturbances,Mental Illness/Mental Health

Mission:
To provide comprehensive services to families and children that will result in the successful accomplishment of their life goals. We will serve as advocates to insure that services of family and child serving agencies, are viable to meeting the needs of these groups.

Description:
Family Advocates of Georgia, Inc/Douglas County Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health

Organization role:
• Provide family to family or youth to youth support on an individual family or youth level (e.g., peer-to-peer, family support partners, parent navigators)
• Sponsor/run support groups for families or youth
• Provide contracted direct services (e.g., respite, care management)
• Provide education to families or youth on issues of interest
• Provide training and mentoring of family members or youth (e.g., to assume leadership roles, act as provider)
• Provide training and presentations to system of care/child serving agencies or community
• Provide advocacy

Organization type:
• A statewide family-run organization
• A local family-run chapter of a national or statewide organization
• A statewide youth-guided organization
• A local youth-guided chapter of a national or statewide organization

Region(s) served:
• Statewide
• Local
• Regional

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