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A therapeutic group home for girls.
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Agency Overview
Embracing Arms, Inc. was founded in 2003 by Kimberly and Reginald Underdue.  Kimberly continues to serve as the agency Executive Director.

Our home is licensed by the Office of Regulatory Services and has current contracts with Department of Family and Children Services and the Department of Juvenile Justice. Embracing Arms is a member of the Georgia Association for Homes and Services for Children and Georgia Association for Private Providers.   The agency has received a three year accreditation in Group Home Care from the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

The purpose of Embracing Arms is to provide a safe, secure and nurturing environment for Females between the ages of 12-18 years of age who come in need of out of home placement from the Department of Juvenile Justice and the Department of Family and Children Services, Inc.  The agency is a structure self help program that includes instruction and guidance in personal life management along with discipline and encouragement

Our Vision
Embracing Arms, Inc.  is committed to providing quality and excellence in service delivery to families and the community.

Our Core Values

• Accountability - We take responsibility in providing the best care possible to the
  consumer and their families.
• Commitment - We keep our promise to meet the individual needs of every consumer.
• Compassion - We believe our consumers and families deserve attention, care,
   communication and love.
• Integrity - We believe in being honest with our consumers, families, and stakeholders.
• Respect - We are committed to support our consumer and their  families.

Embracing Arms continues at our original location in Jonesboro, Ga, which is in the suburbs of Atlanta, Ga.  We are ideally located and within close proximity to schools, recreational facilities, cultural events, and medical services.

Georgia Association for Homes and Services for Children
Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitative Facilities
Member Organzations