Our Mission & Vision

We are a community working together for all children to succeed in school and in life.  We work directly with children and youth to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. And we are a partnership of ninety organizations working with families to research the needs of children and families in Athens, and to work together to address those needs utilizing best practices. Family Connection-Communities In Schools of Athens, Inc. is the official planning and coordinating body for services for children and families in our community.

Family Connection-Communities In Schools of Athens: Vision

  • A quality of life in the community which supports and encourages the development of all families and children and facilitates the educational, emotional, mental, spiritual, social, physical, and economic growth of all individuals.

Family Connection-Communities In Schools of Athens: Mission

  • To create, maintain, and nurture a culturally diverse and collaborative community partnership that focuses on the whole family.
  • To surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

Video

Our Executive Director, Tim Johnson, was recently named a Big Voice for Georgia’s Children. Click on this link to see the interview about our work: