Afterschool programs in Georgia keep kids safe, inspire learning, and give working parents peace of mind. Kids discover who they are and what they love to do, make smart choices, and avoid risky behaviors.
In 2019, 436,819 children (24%) would have been enrolled in a summer program if one were available to them.
Kids in afterschool enjoy a wide range of benefits, and parents and families benefit too:
Keeping kids safe and out of trouble
Giving working parents peace of mind
Engaging kids in STEM learning
Providing kids physical activity
of parents support public funding for afterschool
in federal funds support 21st CCLC programs statewide
in federal funds could support 21st CCLC programs statewide
more in federal funds could support 21st CCLC programs statewide compared to FY2023
The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
Georgia Statewide Afterschool Network
75 Marietta St.
Atlanta, GA 30303
AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta
461 Manget Street
Marietta, GA 30060
Bibb County School District
484 Mulberry Street, Suite 230
Macon, GA 31201
Douglasville Parks & Recreation
8830 Gurley Road
Douglasville, GA 30134
Michael "Bull" Brown
Boys & Girls Clubs Coffee County Region
210 West Jackson Street
Douglas, GA 31533
Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners
75 Langley Drive
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Since 2005, members of the Afterschool Caucus in both the Senate and the House of Representatives have been building support and resources for quality afterschool programs.
Caucus members in your state:
Rep John Lewis (D-GA)
For the past 7 years, the Afterschool Alliance has been a proud sponsor organization for national AmeriCorps VISTA projects, supporting State Afterschool Networks and STEM Ecosystems to increase the access to and quality of enrichment opportunities for youth.
Currently there are no Afterschool VISTA locations in your state.