Who We Are
The Augusta Partnership for Children, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit collaborative that partners with agencies, organizations and individuals to improve the lives of children and families in Augusta-Richmond County. The collaborative represents business; government; education; health care, faith-based, social service and youth organizations; and private citizens.
What We Do
- Foster collaboration among all sectors of the community.
- Convene all sectors of the community who focus on children and their families.
- Provide a forum for all.
- Respond to needs identified by the community.
- Facilitate the development of a comprehensive plan to address needs and issues impacting children and families.
- Coordinate, provide and evaluate services of the strategic and annual plan.
- Report out efforts to the community.
How We Do It
Core staff serves as catalyst for reshaping the community service system and supports in an effort to improve the lives of children and families via the following:
- Actively reaching out into the community to identify persons most in need.
- Making appropriate referrals.
- Conducting follow-up to ensure clients are obtaining needed support.
- Coordinating needed services through client assessment, monitoring, facilitation, and follow-up on utilization of needed services.
- Coordinating services from multiple providers to meet each family's individual needs.
Focusing on the power of collaboration, partnerships are formed to provide guidance and services to children and families in need. Partnerships are formed with the following groups:
- Community leaders
- Consumers and families
- Clinical and social service providers
- Public and private sector organizations
Working in Local Schools
- Bringing children and families together in a social and educational environment.
- Coordinating after school and summer academic, recreational, and enrichment programs.
Coordinating Community & Parent Education Programs
- Keeping the community aware of issues and useful information.
- Training (job skills).
- Ensuring parent education.
- Building the capacity of organizations to administer programs effectively.