About Us

Who We Are

Controlled at the community level, Family Connection is present in every county in Georgia. It is the largest statewide network of communities in the nation that have made a commitment to improve results for children and families.

Family Connection Glynn is a voluntary network of organizations serving Glynn County with a focus on improving the lives of children and their families. We are not a non-profit or a governmental agency and have no legal authority. Our strength and authority comes from our partners and what they bring to the table.

Our Partnership includes but is not limited to the following organizations:

Non-Profit Services/Agencies:  Aging and Disabilities Resource Connection, Amity House, American Red Cross, America’s Second Harvest, Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Georgia, CASA Glynn, Children in Action (CIA) Sports, Coastal Coalition for Children,Communities in Schools, Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation, Coastal Area Agency on Aging, Coastal Care Net, Coastal Coalition for Children, Coastal Communities Health Services. Coastal Georgia Community Action, Coastal Outreach Soccer, Faithworks, Focus Ministries, Habitat for Humanity, Headstart Glynn, Healthy Glynn, Hospice of the Golden Isles, Gathering Place, Georgia Center for Child Advocacy, Georgia Center for Non-Profit, Georgia Partnership for Children, Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia, Glynn Community Crisis Center, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful, Living Independence for Everyone, Mana House, Morningstar, Safe Harbor Children’s Center, Southeast Georgia Regional Health Center, STAR Foundation, United Way of Coastal Georgia, Village of Coastal Georgia, Wellcare of Georgia

Colleges:  Altamaha Technical College, Coastal Pines Technical College, College of Coastal Georgia

State and local governmental agencies – City of Brunswick, Coastal Regional Commission, Department of Family and Children Services, Department of Public Health, Glynn County Board of Education, Glynn County Juvenile Court, National Parks Service

Supporting Partner:

Our Board

  • Dana Haza:  Board Chair, Development Director, The Gathering Place
  • Janice Applegate, Case Manager, Faithworks
  • Craig Campbell, Pastor, Zion Baptist Church (Brunswick)
  • Cary Greenfield, Executive Director, CASA Glynn
  • Leslie Hartman, Executive Director, Safe Harbor
  • Greg Jaudon, Lead School Social Worker, Glynn County
  • Kristal Jones, Director, DFCS
  • Chandra Mahoney, Community Leader
  • Ellen Murphy, Founder/Executive Director, The STAR Foundation
  • Ed Reilly, Glynn County Juvenile Court
  • Elizabeth Runkle, Georgia Center for Non-Profit
  • Scott Runkle, Executive Director, Coastal Coalition for Children