Our mission is to improve the quality of life for all people in Barrow County through community collaboration to strengthen families and to promote educational success.
2016 Barrow County Resource Directory
The 2016 Barrow County Family Connection Community Resource Directory is now available for download - simply Click Here. The directory has county specific phone numbers for area resources ranging from Volunteer Opportunities to important community HOTLINES. Inclusion of services in this pamphlet does not imply endorsement nor is it intended to be a comprehensive listing of all resources available in the county for families. You are encouraged to find out as much as possible about an organization before making a decision to use their services.
We envision a community that is positive, caring, clean, safe, and involved. We envision a community of people from all walks of life engaged in working together to foster a healthy environment in which to live, work and play.
Programs & Services
Family Connection is comprised of many working committees, strategy teams and programs centered on key issues in the community.
A one-day conference for middle and high schools aged youth focused on making healthy decisions.
Dates: Annually in June
Back To School Bash
Free school supplies and backpacks to families in need.
Dates: Annually in July
A county wide "Gift House" for holiday assistance to local Barrow County families in need.
Dates: Annually in December
Provides free books for children five and younger as well as resources for thier families.
Books distributed through WIC health classes, Child Find, and the references through Barrow County DFCS
Committee dedicated to reducing alcohol and drug use in our community.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Monthly meetings held first Thursday of each month.
Child Abuse Prevention
Formed with the goad of raising community awareness in the fight to reduce and eliminate child abuse.
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Contributing to educating our community to prevent abuse.