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Welcome to the website for Georgia's Office of the Child Advocate.  We are here to provide the public and policymakers with the advice, research, data, resources, and assistance they need to ensure our state’s at-risk and foster children are safe and sound, preferably in the places they already call home.

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  • The OCA 2015 Annual Report is avaliable. To view click the link below, and open the PDF: http://oca.georgia.gov/oca-annual-report-2015 
  • The Georgia Conference on Children and Families will take place on November 2 - 4, 2016. Please click here for more information.
  • DHS's human trafficking campaign "Blue Campaign" has been launched. Please follow this link to learn more http://oca.georgia.gov/blue-campaign
  • Click below to access information regarding the National Ombudsman Collaborative:
  • http://oca.georgia.gov/documents/nat-ombuds-collaborative
  • The OCA 2014 Annual Report is available.  To view report click here 
  • The 2014 Annual Report for the Cold Case Project is available.  Click here to view the report.
  • Please click here to watch Saving Georgia's Children: A guide to safe sleep practices.  This video is provided by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
  • Please click here to view a video of Toni, a foster child recently featured on Wednesday's child.
  • Juvenile Court Peer Review Project

Pursuant to a contract between the State of Georgia Department of Human Services (“DHS”) and the Georgia Administrative Office of the Courts, a team of Child Welfare Law Specialists conducted a Peer Review Project in Georgia’s Juvenile Courts.  As fully supported by DHS, the goal of the project was to provide quality improvement of the legal representation of children in Georgia’s dependency cases pursuant to the State’s new Juvenile Code and pursuant to guidelines outlined in the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act.  Please click here to read the project report.



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