International Adoption – Georgia

Georgia State InformationBelow is a list of helpful information for your adoption journey in Georgia.

Child Abuse/ Neglect Central Registry Check

Requests can be faxed (on letterhead) to Marsha Joyce with DHS- (404) 657-3415.
Request must include DOB, SS# and last known address in Georgia

Secretary of State

Secretary of State
Elections Division
2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE
Suite 1104, West Tower
Atlanta, GA 30334-1530http://sos.georgia.gov/elections/commissions/default.htm

Vital Records and Health Services

http://health.state.ga.us/programs/vitalrecords/index.aspDivision of Public Health
Two Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3186
Phone: (404) 657-2700

Public Health Questions: gdphinfo@dhr.state.ga.us

Website Questions: phwebmaster@dhr.state.ga.us

State Polic Check

Georgia Bureau of Investigation

USCIS Office

Mailing address:
PO Box 450368
Atlanta, GA 31145Physical address:
2150 Parklake Drive, NE
Atlanta, GA 30345
770.508.1876
Email: atladoption@dhs.gov

Home Study providers

Options 4 Adoptions Douglasville, GA
(770) 514-7324Cradle of Love Adoption
1501 Johnson Ferry Rd. Ste 100
Marietta, GA 30062
(770) 955-8550

Families First
1105 W. Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-853-2866

Lutheran Services of Georgia *Rome office: 101 Elliott Dr NW suite C
1330 West Peachtree St. 300 Rome GA 30165
Atlanta, GA 30309
(706) 506-0649 or (404) 591-7014
*Most agencies have social workers throughout the state.

Medical Clinics

Emory University School of Medicine – Pediatrics Department
International Adoption Research
Dr. Pakula, Director of the International Adoption Center
Marcus Institute
1920 Briarcliff Rd.
Atlanta, GA. 30329
Email: pmason@emory.edu

Childhood Centers and Programs

Early Intervention
Lisa Copeland, Ed. S.
Georgia Department of Education
1758 Twin Towers East
Atlanta, GA 30334
(404) 651-5310
Fax: (404) 657-5992
lcopelan@doe.k12.ga.us