About

Augusta Partnership for Children (APC), Inc. is a 501(c) (3) non-profit collaborative and the designated Family Connection site for Richmond County established in 1985, focusing on improving conditions for local children and families in five areas to include:

  • Healthy Children

  • Children Primed for School

  • Children Succeeding in School

  • Stable, Self-sufficient and Productive Families

  • Thriving Communities

WHAT WE DO

Through collaboration and the collective efforts of over 100 partnering agencies, consumers, youth and community members comprised of volunteers and advocates representing various sectors of the community, to include business, government, education, health care, faith-based, social service and youth organizations and private citizens; we foster/support system and social change that not only improves the lives of children and families, but also strengthens the community.

HOW WE DO IT

APC, Inc. serves as a catalyst for aligning community service systems and supports by facilitating: alignment across systems; collaboration among all sectors of the community to address complex health and social issues impacting children and their families and the development and execution of a comprehensive plan to address key indicators of community health.    

Examples include:

OUTREACH

  • 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

CONSORTIUM BUILDING

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

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