The Flowering Branch Children’s Shelter is a residential program for at-risk youth who have been abused, neglected and/or sexually exploited or who have runaway and are homeless. The goal of the shelter program is to provide safe and stable housing for these youth in the community by partnering with non-abusive parents, relatives, foster parents, and adoptive families while maintaining community ties.
The children’s shelter provides a nurturing, supportive home for up to 14 children ages 10-18 years old. Flowering Branch’s dedicated staff provides 24 hour care, 365 days a year. Youth receive trauma informed case management services, individual and family counseling, youth development activities, social and independent living skills, and assistance with achieving a high school diploma, GED, and college entrance.
In addition to basic care, residents are enriched by services such as after school tutoring, educational field trips, job readiness and employment assistance, recreational outings and involvement in activities such as campus clubs, school sports, faith based opportunities and extracurricular activities.
There are multiple ways to serve and assist in providing for residents at Flowering Branch Children’s Shelter. These include donating items from the shelter’s wish list, providing meals for the residents, hosting an outing for the residents, becoming a volunteer mentor or volunteer.
P.O. Box 446
Cartersville, GA 30120