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National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
A national family-run organization linking more than 120 chapters and state organizations focused on the issues of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, or mental health needs and their families.  The National Federation works to develop and implement policies, legislation, funding mechanisms, and service systems that utilize the strengths of families. Its emphasis on advocacy offers families a voice in the formation of national policy, services and supports for children with mental health needs and their families.

Georgia Parent Support Network, Inc. is both the Statewide Chapter and the Atlanta/Fulton County Chapter of the National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health.



Active Local Chapters

These local chapters are our eyes and ears to the issues facing children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and mental health challenges and their families in Georgia. Through the chapters, we are able to utilize calls for action to elicit change in systems at the national level.  If your child needs help please contact the chapter closest to you in Georgia.  As always, feel free to call us at Georgia Parent Support Network for assistance.

Bibb County

Puzzle Pieces of Love 
Brianna Jackson, Director
2558 Huntington Dr.
Macon, GA 31204
Phone: 478.973.1630

STEM, Inc.
Michele Bagby-Smith
P.O. Box 3273
Macon, GA 31205
Cell: 912.980.5356

Clayton County

Kids Like Moses Advocacy of Georgia
Yaasmeen Rhett-Nyjah
6691 Church Street Unit 691262
Riverdale, GA 30296
Phone: 470.296.0177

Cobb County

In My Children’s Name
Caketha Goreed
2089 Lee Drive
Austell, GA 30168
Phone: 404.542.1988
No website

Dekalb County

Reestablishing the Village
Katherine Dieng
600 Northern Avenue #2207
Clarkston, GA 30021
Phone: 770.756.6093
Cell: 770.990.7098

Creative Partnership and Training for Families and Communities 
Ramona Deshield, Director MA, NCC
4569 Allgood Springs Drive
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Phone 404.860.5909
Office: 404.549.8530

DeKalb Families in Action & Youth M.O.V.E Chapter
Tammie Harrison
5300 Memorial Dr. Suite 142E
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Phone: 404.604.7229

HYPED4U Mentoring & Youth M.O.V.E. Chapter
Tywanna Bailey
4069 Spring Meadow Road
Tucker, GA 30084
Phone: 470.429.1217

The Younger Years and Beyond
Teresa Wright Johnson
708 Church Street
Decatur, GA 30030
Phone: 678.861.6926

Families Advocating for Voice of Resilience (F.A.V.O.R.)
Carmen Coates
798 Rays Road, Suite 94
Stone Mountain, GA 30088
Phone: 404.587.8286
Cell: 404.449.0078

Foster and Adoptive Parents Connection of Georgia
Pamela Jones
7428 Woodruff Way
Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Phone: 770.873.0460
EFax: 678.550.6389

Dougherty County

The Struggle Within Me
Vickie Hill
2673 Cody Court
Albany, GA 31705
Phone: 404.621.9693

Douglas County

Father’s Tree of Hope
Ivan Fields
3440 W River Common
Douglasville, GA 30135
Phone: 202.427.2264

Family Advocates of Georgia, Inc.
Melissa Alford
PO Box 2437
Douglasville, GA 30133
Phone: 404.437.5973

Fulton County

Georgia Parent Support Network, Inc. & State Youth M.O.V.E. Chapter 
Dr. Sue L Smith
1381 Metropolitan Pkwy SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Phone: 404.758.4500
Toll-Free: 1.844.278.6945
Fax: 404.758.6833

Helping Hands of Hope
Barbia Dunbar Arnold
2616 Piney Woods Terrace
East Point, GA 30344
Phone: 678.760.2354

Reggie’s Place Foundation
Beverly McDaniel, CEO Director
259 Richardson St #904
Atlanta, GA 30312
Phone: 678.851.7678

Integrated Concepts for Families, Inc.
Dr. Kisha Whitfield Co-CEO
619 Main Street
Palmetto, GA 30268
Phone: 770.463.0202
Fax: 678.818.4619
Toll-free: 1.888.316.0902

Each One Teach One Together, Inc.
Debra Suzette Brown
PO Box 44522
Atlanta, GA 30336
Phone: 470.352.5986

Gordon County

The Branch
Leslie Wilbanks
104 Atlas Way
Calhoun, GA 30701
Phone: 762.231.7704

Gwinnett County

Mini Minds Matter
Monique Jackson
P.O. Box 683
Dacula, GA 30019
Phone: 678.523.1627

Henry County

Empowering Families
Cathy Gittens MS/P
5916 East Lake Pkwy Suite 278
McDonough, GA 30253
Phone: 404.667.9664
Fax: 678.583.5985

Young Adults Pushing Forward
Octavia Gore, CEO
PO Box 177
Stockbridge, GA 30281
Phone: 470.279.2705

Newton County

Never Too Late-The Keeping Kayleigh Foundation
Christina Henry, Director
8160 Wood St SE
Covington, GA 30014
Phone: 404.430.2792

NW Georgia Federation of Families Policy Council
Hope Darden-Swift, CPS-P, BS
290 Hinton Way
Covington, GA 30016
Phone: 706.766.1458

My Fresh Air, LLC
Cheryl Bennett
1101 Cook Road
Oxford, GA 30054
Phone: 678.349.4700


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