DeKalb Families in Action, Inc. (DFIA) is a local

family-run organization linked to more than 120

chapters and state-wide organizations. DFIA is

an established 501 (C) 3 in Stone Mountain,

Georgia consisting of youth & families united

determined to make a difference in our


Members are diverse with a common goal to

support at-risk youth and young adults with

challenging behaviors.

DFIA hosts monthly Individual, Youth, and

Family Support Groups along with Case

Management and Supportive Employment

opportunities lead by Certified Peer Specialists

with lived experience.


DFIA provides community resources and access

to training, workshops, and conferences to

"Engage, Educate, and Empower" youth and

families in successfully navigating multiple

systems. Our organization utilizes a family-

driven; youth guided approach that provides

community resources & supports to our clients. 

Active in the Community

Open Minds / Open Mic

February 29, 2020

(Location TBA)

Strengths to Gain

April 1, 2020

Carver High School

10th Annual Mental Health Awareness Prayer Breakfast

Apr 25, 2020

First Iconium Baptist Church 

2nd Annual Green Ribbon 2K Walk

May 30, 2020

First Iconia Baptist Church

Speak Up/Speak Out

PSA Viewing Party

June 20, 2020

(Location TBA)



Tammie Harrison BS, CPS-P is a professional Case Manager and Certified Peer Specialist who successfully raised children with mental health challenges. She has over 20 years of lived and work experience with School Systems, Social Service Agencies, and Non-Profit organizations providing positive support to youth and families.​

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To learn more about DFIA follow us at www.facebook.com/Dekalbfamiliesinaction Instagram @dfia2016