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Children's Homes and Institutions in Georgia, USA

(With foundation date, operator, number of Male/Female places, age for admission, and type of children received, where known.)

  • Leonard Street Orphans' Home, 39 Leonard Street, Atlanta
    (1890; Private corporation; Orphan and homeless girls; 63F)
  • Hebrew Orphans' Home, 478 Washington Street, Atlanta
    (1889; Independent Order of B'na B'rith; Orphan children; 51M/43F)
  • Carrie Steele Orphanage, 901 East Fair Street, Atlanta
    (1890; Private corporation; Foundlings and crippled, delinquent, and homeless children; 49M/65F)
  • South-eastern Orphanage, Atlanta
    (1904; National Benevolent Association of Christian Church; Orphan and homeless children; 17M/13F)
  • Shiloh Industrial Orphanage, Carnes Road (Harrisonville), Augusta
    (1899; Private corporation; Orphan children; 29M/30F)
  • Augusta Orphan Asylum, Railroad Avenue and Harper Street, Augusta
    (1852; Private corporation; Orphan children; 40M/49F)
  • Girls' Orphan Home, Fourth Avenue and Fifteenth Street, Columbus
    (1840; Ladies' Benevolent Society; Orphan and destitute girls)
  • Reed Home and Industrial School, Covington
    (1884; Private corporation; Destitute children; 21M/17F)
  • North Georgia Conference Orphans' Home, Decatur
    (1869; Methodist Episcopal Church, South; Destitute children)
  • Georgia Baptist Orphans' Home, Hapeville
    (1888; Private corporation (Baptist); Orphan and destitute children; 206M+F)
  • Appleton Church Home, 649 College Street, Macon
    (1870; Protestant Episcopal Church; Orphan girls from 2½ to 10; 39F)
  • South Georgia Conference Orphan's Home, Macon
    (1872; Methodist Episcopal Church, South; Indigent orphan children; 70M/65F)
  • Georgia Colored Industrial and Orphans' Home, Macon
    (1899; Private corporation; Orphan and indigent children from 4 to 14; 69M/46F)
  • Hephzibah Orphanage, Macon
    (1900; Private corporation; Needy children; 22M/38F)
  • Bethlehem Home, Route 1, Meansville
    (1908; Private organization; Dependent or friendless children; 14M/11F)
  • Episcopal Orphans' Home, 309 Liberty Street, West, Savannah
    (1854; Protestant Episcopal Church; Orphan and destitute girls; 37F)
  • Savannah Female Orphan Asylum, 425 West Oglethorpe Avenue, Savannah
    (1801; Private corporation; Orphan and destitute girls; 5F)
  • St Mary's Home, Thirty-second and Hahersham Streets, Savannah
    (1876; Sisters of Mercy; Orphan girls under 14; 72F)
  • Bethesda Orphans' Home R.D. 1, Savannah
    (1740; Union Society; Needy boys; 98M)
  • Anson Dodge Home, St Simon's Mills
    (1894; Private organization (Episcopal); Destitute boys; 17M)
  • Vashti Industrial School, East Clay Street, Thomasville
    (1903; Woman's Home Missionary Society, M. E. Church, South; Homeless girls; 75F)
  • St Joseph's Orphanage, Washington
    (1876; Sisters of St Joseph; Orphan boys; 60F)