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a catalyst for improving results for georgia s children families and communities

A catalyst for improving results for Georgia’s children, families and communities

A P u b l i c / P r i v a t e P a r t n e r s h i p

fcp vision
FCP Vision

Healthy childrenChildren ready for schoolChildren succeeding in schoolFamilies who are stable and strongFamilies who are economically self-sufficientGeorgia’s hope is for all of its children to grow up to become productive, contributing members of society.

fcp mission
FCP Mission

To serve as a catalyst to improve results in Georgia for children, families and communities

our focus
Our Focus

Family Connection Partnership provides

leadership through our commitment to:

  • Holding ourselves accountable for improving conditions for children.
  • Providing family supports and services with a family focus.
  • Fostering collaboration among public and private organizations.
  • Promoting local decision-making.
our work
Our Work
  • Provide training and technical assistance customized to meet our communities’ common and unique needs.
  • Build and maintain relationships with public and private agencies and communities.
  • Enhance public awareness, understanding, communication and commitment.
  • Promote “what works” using research and evaluation practices.
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FCP Partners

  • Community
  • Families
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Business leaders
  • School-based organizations
  • Civic organizations
  • Local elected officials
  • Public/private service providers
  • Other concerned citizens
  • State
  • Georgia Governor and General Assembly
  • Agencies (Departments of Human Resources, Education, Labor, Community Health, Juvenile Justice,Community Affairs; Offices of School Readiness, Planning and Budget, Educational Accountability); Georgia Children’s Trust Fund; Georgia Child Care Council
  • National
  • Center for the Study of Social Policy
  • Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Family Support America
fcp primary customer
FCP Primary Customer
  • A statewide network of 159 Family Connection county collaboratives that have made a commitment to improve results for children and families in Georgia
what is a county collaborative
What is a county collaborative?

A public/private partnership that serves as the decision-making body for improving results for children and families

what does a county collaborative do
What does a county collaborative do?
  • Develops, implements and evaluates a community strategic plan
  • Makes decisions about what results are desired
  • Sets priorities to achieve the results
  • Allocates resources
  • Holds itself accountable for the well-being of children and families in the community
how does it measure results
How does it measure results?
  • Five result areas, 26 benchmarks, and a variety of indicators of child and family well-being
  • A benchmark database, accessible through the Internet, collects and analyzes data
our milestones
Our Milestones

Progress in Family Connection communities includes:

  • Significant improvements in most areas of child and family well-being.
  • Growing evidence of a direct cause/effect between a community’s actions and improved results.
  • Increased political support from elected officials.
  • More inclusive community decision-making.
  • Leveraged local, state and federal funds to support community plans to achieve results.
family connection history
Family Connection History
  • Created in 1991
  • Driven by Kids Count statistics
  • Original public/private partnership included the Woodruff Foundation, Whitehead Foundation, Kirbo Foundation, Department of Human Resources, Department of Education, Department of Medical Assistance, and former Governor Zell Miller
family connection history1
Family Connection History
  • Started with 15 original communities; has grown to 159 county collaboratives
  • Is the largest network of community collaboratives in the nation that are working together to improve results for children and families.
state funding for family connection is an investment in
State funding for Family Connectionis an investment in …
  • Prevention
  • Local decision-making
  • Results accountability
  • Funding that is linked to what works in communities
support for county collaboratives
Support for County Collaboratives
  • FCP manages the DHR allocation for community planning and implementation based on an approved operating plan and an active collaborative.
  • A technical assistance and training system supports and strengthens local capacity to implement community-driven changes.
  • Collaboratives garner support from local, state and federal sources, both private and public.
regional map
Regional Map

12 Regions

family connection partnership inc
Family Connection Partnership, Inc.

235 Peachtree Street

Suite 1600, North Tower

Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone: (404) 527-7394

Fax: (404) 527-7443

e-mail: communications@gafcp.org

www.gafcp.org