What We Do

"There is no trust more sacred than the one the world holds with children. There is no duty more important than ensuring that their rights are respected, that their welfare is protected, that their lives are free from fear and want and that they can grow up in peace." - Kofi Annan

Child Welfare

BCDI-Atlanta promotes the improvement of the child welfare system. Coordinates outreach, programs, and activities that focus on prevention and effective, supportive, culturally competent care of children in all settings.

As part of our mission to improve and advance the quality of life for Black children and families, we are committed to addressing multiple aspects of the child welfare system, with a focus on prevention and effective, supportive, culturally competent care. 

To help support the transformation of child welfare systems, BCDI-Atlanta commits to the following priorities:

1. Ensure culture is recognized, respected and reflected in child welfare practices, by integrating culturally responsive professional development into social work and kinship care support. Learn about BCDI-Atlanta's Lifted Voices program.

2. Engage in effective prevention efforts, including parenting and family support practices, to keep Black children safely in their homes and reduce the number of Black children removed from their homes. Learn more BCDI-Atlanta's Powerful Families and Strength Within programs.

BCDI-Atlanta Initiatives

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Policy

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Early Care & Education

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Health

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Family

Engagement

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Literacy

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Child Welfare

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Email Us: 

info@bcdiatlanta.org

Call Us:

678.909.0800

  

   Mailing Address: PO Box 2270, Dacula, GA 30019

Physical Address: 2394 Mt. Vernon Rd.,Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30338

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