About Our Institution
Heritage Home of Woodstock
Residential Program for Children 6 - 18
HHW is located in Woodstock, in Cherokee county, Georgia is a child care facility instituted for the purpose of receiving minor children for care, maintenance, and supervision. HHW provides safe, nurturing, home-like environment for children who are victims of, or at risk of, abuse, neglect, or abandonment. The Agency is owned by three individuals with experience in nursing, child care and the provision of care and supports to vulnerable populations.
Heritage Home of Woodstock is a residential home licensed for both temporary emergency placements and
longer term residents ages 6 - 18.
The purpose of this home is to provide a residence for children aimed at their growth toward responsible behavior, return home, or emancipation. The components of the program are participation in group activities; incentives for positive behavior in house and school; tutorial help in academic areas; independent living skills; and local individual and family counseling and follow-up.
All children attend either local schools or are involved in a G.E.D. program as appropriate.
Summer employment and participation in community activities are strongly encouraged.
Heritage home of Woodstock is licensed for 6 children.
All placements are referred by Probation, the Department of Child Services, or the Department of Education.
Children will be eligible for admission regardless of their religious or racial background. Admission decisions are made by the staff.
Agencies should call Heritage Home of Woodstock prior to placement to ensure a bed is available.