To provide a continuum of superior quality, outcome focused, preventive and therapeutic services addressing the emotional, physical, educational and spiritual needs of children and families in a steadfast effort to help all become self-sufficient, contributing members of society.
Operates a long-term 12 bed girl facility and a long-term 12 bed boy facility at the Bridges. The Bridges homes are in confidential locations in Lee County. They are emergency shelters for confirmed cases of abuses and neglect. Children from birth to 18 years old can stay at the Bridges with a DFCS referral. Foster Care: This is an approved child placing agency. GA Center for Child Traumatic Stress: This provides mental health interventions to children and adolescence that have experienced trauma. Runaway & Homeless: Provides shelter and safety to runaway and homeless youth. Transitional Living: Provides a safe and stable home for youth transitioning out of foster care or those youth who are homeless. Program is available to youth between 18 and 21 years old. Street Outreach: Provides a drop-in center, personal items, clothes, and food for runaway and homeless youth.
The Vashti Center
Basic, Additional, and Maximum levels
Establishes local, state, and national partnerships committed to building quality long-term, home and community services. A local initiative that provides caregivers support that promotes health, skills and resilience. A Care Coach provides assessment, care planning, resource, and referral information. Services can be provided in the Center during regular hours or at a time and location that is convenient. Workshops on effective caregiver practices are provided to both family and professional caregivers.