We are a Christian organization providing financial and spiritual support, encouragement, community resources, and services to families with developmental disabilities.
Parent's Night Out
2021-Postponed due to COVID-19
(Stay tuned for updates)
Parents' Night Out is a FREE respite program open to children with disabilities and their siblings. The program is held from 6:00 - 9:00 PM on the first Friday of the month. Parents can enjoy a break and have a night to be "normal" while leaving their children in the care of responsible volunteers. Children not only enjoy activities such as open gym play, crafts, music, and special entertainment, but they have the undivided attention of a volunteer who is dedicated to making sure they have fun.
Autism Awareness Festival
5K Trail Race/Family Fun Run ONLY!
Saturday, April 24, 2021
The Autism Awareness Festival, held on the last Saturday in April at Dayspring Presbyterian Church in Forsyth, GA. is a day of promoting community awareness, inclusion, and education about disability, while providing a place to foster friendships and show families facing developmental disability love and support. The festival includes a resource/craft fair, kids play area, 5K trail race, family fun run, local and professional entertainment, and food vendors.
Monday, October 11, 2021
The Anchor of Hope Golf Tournament is hosted at River Forest in Forsyth on Columbus Day. The proceeds from the tournament serve families facing developmental disability by funding our monthly Parents' Night Out respite program, Supplemental Scholarship financial aid program, and monthly Parent Support Group, and allowing us to develop new programs to meet our community's specific needs.
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Join us Friday, June 4th to cheer on the Macon Bacon while raising money for families facing developmental disabilities in Georgia. Email Carrie at to reserve yours today!
"Our uniqueness, our individuality, and our life experience molds us into fascinating beings. I hope we can embrace that. I pray we may all challenge ourselves to delve into the deepest resources of our hearts to cultivate an atmosphere of understanding, acceptance, tolerance, and compassion. We are all in this life together." -Linda Thompson
$250 scholarship to
help families with special needs cover the cost of therapy, equipment, and
3 hours of free childcare on the 1st Friday of the month for kids with special needs and
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