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 30334-1530

Vital Records and Health Services of Public Health
Two Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3186
Phone: (404) 657-2700

Public Health Questions:

Website Questions:

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

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

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

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