Georgia State Information

Below 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

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

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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