The Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center is a non-profit organization that was incorporated in January of 2000. The mission of the Family Enrichment Center is to operate as a county-wide organization that provides planning, leadership, coordination, implementation, and supervision needed to improve the well being and quality of life for all children, youth, and families in Jenkins County.
Our work and organization style is based on a foundation of collaboration and teamwork. The Family Enrichment Center collaborates with the local school system, CSRA-EOA Headstart, Southeastern Technical College, Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce, UGA Extension office, DFCS, and other community partners to enrich the lives of families in our community.
About Georgia Family Connection
Georgia Family Connection is the only statewide network of its kind in the country with partners in all 159 counties working toward measurably better outcomes for our children, families, and communities. This gives us a unique vantage point—not only to see the big picture—but also to operate effectively at a local level.
We disentangle the mess of barriers, service gaps, and inefficiencies obscuring progress for our most vulnerable families. We do that by connecting our partners to resources, helping coordinate and manage efforts, and empowering our communities to craft local solutions based on local decisions.
Georgia Family Connection Partnership (GaFCP) represents and promotes Georgia Family Connection’s work, provides expertise in planning and governance, administers the state-appropriated funds for the local Collaboratives, sets standards of excellence, and helps Collaboratives evaluate their progress.
The state’s designated KIDS COUNT grantee, GaFCP also provides state agencies and policymakers with current, reliable data they need to inform decisions about improving conditions for the communities they serve.
At Georgia Family Connection, we work to ensure that all children are healthy, primed for school, and succeed when they get there; families are stable, self-sufficient, and productive; and communities are vibrant, robust, and thriving.
None of these result areas stand in isolation. They overlap. By collaborating across sectors to address them, we nurture children and families who thrive in vibrant communities—everywhere. Because we work toward measurably better outcomes for everyone.