News

Our collaborative News page features stories about our work, partners, and events. We welcome all news stories that relate to Family Connection. To submit your news story, send it through the “Contact Us” feature of this Web site (click on the “Contact Us” button in the column to the left of this screen).

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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

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Did you know that January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month? Think human trafficking is not a problem? According to Street Grace, more than 3,600 children are sold into sex slavery every year in Georgia. One way to help stop trafficking is by …
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September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Suicidal thoughts, much like mental health conditions, can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background. In fact, suicide is often the result of an untreated mental health condition. Suicidal thoughts, although common, should not be considered normal and often …
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Stuff the Bus July 29th @ Kroger

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Help us set up Dawson County students for SUCCESS! Please consider making a monetary or school supply donation to Dawson County Family Connection to help us STUFF THE BUS!!! Please makes checks payable to Dawson County Family Connection and mail …
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April is CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH!!!

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10 Things You Can Do To Prevent Child Abuse Volunteer your time. Get involved with other parents in your community. Help vulnerable children and their families. Start a playgroup. Discipline your children thoughtfully. Never discipline your child when you are …
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Our Little Lending Library is UP and RUNNING!

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Dawson County Family Connection in partnership with the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce is excited that our Little Lending Library is up and stocked full of books. Feel free to stop by the Dawson County Department of Public Health and …
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We Did It! We Reached Our Tipping Point!

895 residents of Dawson County, or 5% of our population, have taken STEWARDS OF CHILDREN training! Join us in STANDING UP FOR CHILDREN as we strive for our next goal of 10% . For more information check out D2L.org or …
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Poverty Simulation Coming to Dawsonville 10/11/17

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If you aren’t among the 1 Million Georgians living below the poverty line, you don’t know what its like to feed and clothe a family under the grinding strain of poverty. Yet those who work with the public NEED TO …
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Dawson County Summer Activities List (UPDATED for JUNE)

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Dawson Summer Feeding Program Information

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FREE online books available this summer!

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by Krystin Dean You can read anywhere, anytime, and virtually anything this summer, because Get Georgia Reading partner myON is delivering thousands of free books to your computer and mobile devices that you can access 24 hours a day—every day—from …
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Help Family Connection Reach It’s Tipping Point!

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Dawson County is hoping for 60 adults to complete the Stewards of Children training by the end of May. Upon those 60 completing training, Dawson County will reach its “tipping point” of adults trained. The “tipping point” is thought to be that …
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April is CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH

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Child Abuse Prevention Tips 10 Things You Can Do To Prevent Child Abuse Volunteer your time. Get involved with other parents in your community. Help vulnerable children and their families. Start a playgroup. Discipline your children thoughtfully. Never discipline your …
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