Transforming the lives of marginalized and underrepresented communities in Georgia

Transforming the lives of children and teens in foster care and adults with developmental disabilities and mental health needs, and their families throughout the state of Georgia.

Our Mission
Creatively Transforming Lives

Creative Community Services Inc., challenges the “norm” by creating initiatives to nurture critical needs and community based support for marginalized and underrepresented communities…..and, if a program is not already available, WE GET CREATIVE!

  • 47%

    Of former foster children are unemployed. The state of Georgia unemployment rate is 4.1%

  • 27%

    Of adults in Georgia are living with a disability.

  • 45%

    Of Atlanta’s homeless youth were previously in the foster care system or child welfare
    services

  • 56%

    Of LGBTQ+ youth chose to live on the street-rather than in a foster care
    placement-because they felt safer there.

  • Unfortunately

    Children of teen parents are more likely to be abused, neglected and placed in foster
    care, repeating a dark and haunting cycle for babies of foster teens and for our
    community

Our Services

Creatively Transforming Lives

  • TEEN PARENT CONNECTION

    End the cycle of
    foster care

    Creative Community Services Inc., challenges the “norm” by creating initiatives to nurture critical needs and community based support for marginalized and underrepresented communities…..and, if a program is not already available, WE GET CREATIVE!

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  • Therapeutic Foster Care

    As a result of past trauma, unsuccessful foster placements, or abusive situations, children and teens in Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) have complex behavioral, mental health, and developmental challenges. The average age of our children is 15 years old.
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  • HOST HOME

    Become a host home
    provider

    A Host Home is similar to a foster home. A trained and capable Host Home Provider becomes extended family to the individuals in their care.

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We are always opened to partnering with other businesses or organizations on events, product, or anything else you have in mind!

About Us

Our Story

In 1982, Sally Buchanan founded Creative Community Services with the goal of helping adults with developmental disabilities live in the most independent environment as possible and give them what everyone deserves-the support of a loving family.

In 1988, Creative Community Services opened its doors to a new type of client -Georgia’s most vulnerable children….

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