Local & State Groups
Support groups offer a way for those interested in homeschooling or new to home education to get information and support. They also offer opportunities for social activities, group learning, and networking. Find a support group near you in Georgia.
Resources
Not Back to School Camp

Not Back to School Camp is a non-denominational, non-religious homeschool camp. The camp offers workshops, spontaneous events, and special evening gatherings, bringing together campers who are excited about life and willing to be themselves and to reach out and connect with the others. 

Local & State Support Groups
Homeward Spirit Home Educators
Homeward Spirit Home Educators (HSHE) is a Christian oriented support group that welcomes anyone interested in sharing the homeschool experience. Families are from Whitfield and Murray counties, but also from several other NW Georgia counties as well. They offer parent meetings, group picnics and activities, field trips, and information about community and homeschooling activities, plus support and fellowship.
amie network
The amie network is for Christian homeschooled teenage girls. Members of the amie network receive a monthly newsletter, have opportunities to meet and connect with other homeschooled teens, and receive support and encouragement.
Catholic Home Alliance of North Georgia Educators (CHANGE)
CHANGE supports Roman Catholic families who embrace home education and families whose primary educational mode may be either public or private school and who want support in supplementing the teaching of the Faith. Offers activities, a newsletter, information, and more.
Greater Rome Area Christian Educators (GRACE)
GRACE provides Christian fellowship, support, field trips and activities for home school families in Rome, GA and surrounding areas. With activities throughout the school year, they welcome new members to participate in field trips, park days and group activities.
H.E.R.I.T.A.G.E. - Home Educators Rightly Integrated Together Administering Godly Education
H.E.R.I.T.A.G.E. Homeschooler's website. Based out of Atlanta, Georgia, they are a Christian homeschool support group geared toward African-American families. This site is a forum for use within their group as well as a resource for minority families looking for information on homeschooling or simply needing support in their endeavors in home education.
Creative Homeschoolers of Georgia - Southeast
Creative Homeschoolers of Georgia - Southeast is a casual, inclusive homeschool support group serving Rockdale, Newton, Henry, Gwinnett, and surrounding counties. They offer play dates, monthly parents night out, field trips, and more.
Georgia Homeschool Network

This Facebook group offers a place where homeschool families can come together and stay up-to-day on what's going on in the homeschool world in Georgia. 

Creative Homeschoolers of Georgia - Northwest
Creative Homeschoolers of Georgia is an inclusive support group serving Bartow, Gordon, Walker, Floyd, and surrounding counties.
Vidalia Area Christian Home Educators Association
Vidalia Area Christian Home Educators Association serves homeschooling families in the Vidalia area, offering field trips, social activities, a newsletter, and more.
Home Education Information Resource (HEIR)
A non-partisan, non-sectarian, volunteer-only organization working to ensure that the people of Georgia and their government recognize home study, freely practiced in its diverse forms, as a legitimate choice and value it as a positive force for improving the quality of education.
LIGHT Homeschool Support Group
Leaders in Godly Home Teachings (LIGHT) is a Christian organization located in the Columbus Ga, area and are reaching out to touch the surrounding community with encouragement, prayerful support, and communcation among all homeschooling families. They provide information on education techniques and curriculum, coordination of group activities and monitoring of legislation related to homeschooling.
Collegedale Area Homeschoolers (CAH)
CAH is a Christian organization that seeks to meet the needs of homeschoolers in Collegedale, Ooltewah, East Brainerd, and North Georgia.
West Metro Home Educators
West Metro Home Educators is an all-inclusive group of home educating families from the Douglas, Paulding and South Cobb, Carroll, and South West Fulton County areas. The purpose of the group is to offer activities and share resources to enhance and support the home educating experience. They are open to all home educators, new and experienced.
Family Education For Christ (FEFC)
Family Education For Christ (FEFC) is a Christian support group that provides educational and social experiences for homeschooling families. Activities available to members include Boy Scouts, 4-H, high school activities, a curriculum fair, field day, science fair, and more.
Circle of Friends
Circle of Friends offers support for home educators in Douglas County, Georgia, and the surrounding area. They offer field trips, gym days, monthly service projects, park days, moms' night out, and more.
Valdosta Area Homeschooling Association (VAHA)
The Valdosta Area Homeschooling Association (VAHA) is a Christian support group for homeschooling families and those interested in home education in the South Georgia/North Florida area.
Holy Family TORCH of North Atlanta
The Holy Family TORCH chapter of North Atlanta was formed to bring the principles and practices of the established national organization to families in the North Atlanta area. TORCH supports the families of the North Atlanta area as they seek to more fully integrate the Catholic faith into their lives through such activities as First Friday Masses, Little Flowers groups, Blue Knights groups, home school co-ops, family feast celebrations, service projects, field trips, and other youth formation exercises. Presently, most of the group activities are being held at St. Benedict's Parish in Duluth, GA.
The Drinking Gourd
The Drinking Gourd is a group located in the Macon and Middle Georgia area for home-schooling and un-schooling families, and home-based educators in the Macon and Middle Georgia area. It is also open to non-home-schoolers and people of all backgrounds who are interested in teaching their children in a more culturally diverse manner.
Catoosa Home Education Association (CHEA)
Catoosa Home Education Association, located in Northwest Georgia, is an Christian organization of almost 100 homeschool families. Membership includes families from Catoosa, Walker, Dade and Whitfield counties in Georgia as well as quite a number of families from Tennessee in the Chattanooga metro area. They offer group support to homeschool families in the geographic region through classes, field trips, family meetings, clubs, and friendships, and monitor Georgia and Tennessee legislation that affects homeschoolers.
Georgia Home Education Association (GHEA)
Georgia Home Education Association (GHEA) is a Christian organization that serves and assists any home schooling family or support group in Georgia.
PEARL Home Educators
Parents Educating Achievers in Righteousness and Leadership (PEARL) is a Christian homeschool support group in the general Rockdale/ Newton/ Henry County area of Georgia.
North West Georgia Homeschoolers Group
Northwest Georgia Homeschoolers is a support group for home educating families in this area. Offers support, activities, a newsletter, special events, and more.
Villa Rica Home School Group
The Villa Rica Home School Group is a support group serving home school families throughout Carroll, Douglas, Haralson, and Paulding counties in Georgia. Offers parents' support meeting, monthly activities, holiday events, field trips, and more.
Hall County Home Educators (HCHE)
Hall County Home Educators is a homeschooling support group located in Northeast Georgia. Offers a resource library, clubs, events, contests, field trips, classes, and testing opportunities.
ForsythPEACE
Forsyth PEACE is a group of Christian home educators in and around Forsyth County, Georgia. This email list offers support, discussion, exchange of ideas, field trips, get-togethers, and clubs.
Georgia Unschoolers
Georgia Unschoolers is an inclusive support group for families unschooling in Georgia (child-led learning as a part of life).
Local & State Online Groups
Villa Rica Home School Group
The Villa Rica Home School Group is a support group serving home school families throughout Carroll, Douglas, Haralson, and Paulding counties in Georgia. Offers parents' support meeting, monthly activities, holiday events, field trips, and more.
Northeast Georgia Home Educators
This is a group site dedicated to the homeschooling families of Northeast Georgia. It offers a free open forum for families to communicate with each other, giving each other curriculum or teaching advice, opportunities for trading used curriculum, notices of events in the area that may be of interest to homeschoolers, and support.
Hall County Home Educators (HCHE)
Hall County Home Educators is a homeschooling support group located in Northeast Georgia. Offers a resource library, clubs, events, contests, field trips, classes, and testing opportunities.
First Baptist Atlanta Homeschool
This is a list for members and friends of First Baptist Atlanta who are currently homeschooling, or are considering homeschooling.
HEIR Talk
HEIR Talk is a non-partisan, non-sectarian, discussion list for working to ensure that the people of Georgia and their government recognize home study, freely practiced in its diverse forms, as a legitimate choice and value it as a positive force for improving the quality of education.
Home-Schooling the Only Child
Homeschooling an only child can be quite challenging at times. This group is open to anyone for support, enrouragement and ideas for those who choose the home-schooling road for you and your child. Although they are based in NC, anyone can join for support. They have a database that you can access to see who is in your state to get together with.
GAChristianHschooler
Christian homeschooling email list for home educators in Georgia.
Homeschool-Georgia
This list is for the discussion of topics related to homeschooling in Georgia. Posting of events, homeschool support organization information,and homeschool websites is welcome.
CM Families of the South
The purpose of this loop is to encourage homeschooling families living in the Southern states who are trying to incorporate the philosophy of Charlotte Mason in their homes in their efforts to raise their children with an enthusiasm for learning.
Homeschool Friends of Roswell
Homeschool Friends of Roswell is a homeschool support group that started off serving Roswell, Georgia, but has grown to support all of Cobb, Fulton and Cherokee counties in Georgia. The purpose of this group is to serve in an advisory manner and to post homeschool events and happenings to benefit other likewise homeschooling parents and their children.
Homeschool's Cool
This is an online discussion group for members of the Vidalia Area Christian Home Educators Association.
Charlotte Mason Support Group for NW GA
This group was established to provide information and offer support for all new and veteran home educators that have adopted a Charlotte Mason approach. Currently they serve members from Bartow, Cobb, Cherokee, Douglas and Paulding county. This group was founded so that all homeschoolers in the area can offer support and share how CM methods are being applied in whatever teaching approach they are currently using in their own family's home education system.
LIGHT Support Group Email List
LIGHT is a Christian organization offering support and activities to homeschooling families. This is the email list for that group.
Secular Homeschoolers of Georgia
YahooGroup for homeschoolers who are homeschooling in Georgia for secular reasons.
Georgiahomeschoolers
Georgiahomeschoolers is a diverse group of people from all over the state who either homeschool in Georgia or want to homeschool in Georgia. Offers information and resources, listings of events, field trip information, homeschooling and curriculum information, and other support.
Henry & Clayton Home Educators (HCHE)
HCHE is a non-sectarian homeschool support group serving Henry, Clayton, and surrounding counties in Georgia. This group is established to allow communication among members regarding HCHE Events, homeschool issues, homeschool opportunities and items of interest to the homeschool community.
Americus Homeschool
This list is intended for homeschoolers in the Americus, Georgia, area.
Art at Work Homeschoolers-North Georgia
Art at Work Homeschoolers-North Georgia is a Christian support group for homeschooling families in North Georgia. Offers homeschool and curriculum ideas, items for sale, field trips, and more.
ForsythPEACE
Forsyth PEACE is a group of Christian home educators in and around Forsyth County, Georgia. This email list offers support, discussion, exchange of ideas, field trips, get-togethers, and clubs.
Valdosta Homeschoolers
This list for VAHA members and other Valdosta area (South Georgia/North Florida) homeschoolers to receive VAHA updates and other homeschool info, as well as communicate with each other for helpful homeschool related ideas, tips and information.
A Few Moms and Their Kids
A Few Moms and Their Kids is a group of homeschooling moms in the Northwest Georgia area (Paulding, Cobb, and the surrounding areas) who are joining together to offer field trips and educational outings for their children.
North West Georgia Homeschoolers Group
Northwest Georgia Homeschoolers is a support group for home educating families in this area. Offers support, activities, a newsletter, special events, and more.
Homeschoolers Offering Music Education (HOME)
Homeschoolers Offering Music Education (HOME) is a Christian homeschool music program for the southside of Atlanta and surrounding areas. Offers several programs including but not limited to Advanced Concert Band, Intermediate Concert Band, Beginning Band, and Stage Band.
ScratchNDent - Buy/Sell/Swap in GA
Georgia list intented to facilitate the selling and buying of used homeschooling curriculum in the stateof Georgia.
Georgiahomeschool
This is a mailing list for people who home schooling or are thinking of homeschooling in Georgia, kids and parents alike. Here you can exchange ideas, support each other, and share resources and information.
HEIR Updates
HEIR Updates is an announcement list for Home Education Information Resource (HEIR), a non-partisan, non-sectarian, volunteer-only organization working to ensure that the people of Georgia and their government recognize home study, freely practiced in its diverse forms, as a legitimate choice and value it as a positive force for improving the quality of education.
Georgia Unschoolers
Georgia Unschoolers is an inclusive support group for families unschooling in Georgia (child-led learning as a part of life).
Georgia Charlotte Mason (GACM)
This list is to offer information and support to home educators who use the Charlotte Mason method in Georgia.
Savannah Home Education
Savannah Home Education support groups offers homeschooling families in Savannah and the Chatham County area a chance to connect with each other.
National Forums
Work at Home Moms (WAHM) Homeschool Forum
The WAHM message boards provide a forum where you can make announcements, promote your home business, find business services, and much more. The WAHM forum is also a great social network for work at home moms. Share your WAHM stories, find help, support and advice, and meet other WAHMs across the USA and around the world.
Black Homeschoolers' Network
Black Homeschoolers' Network is intended to facilitate a network among African American homeschoolers across the country. Here you will also find a message board for general communication as well as an email pal listing for homeschooled kids.
Charlotte Mason Forum at vegsource.com
Discuss Charlotte Mason's ideas and find new way to implement those ideas at the forum sponsored by vegsource.com.
Homeschool Christian Working Homeschooling Parent Message Board
Whether you work part-time or full-time, this board is to support you! It's not easy being a breadwinner and a homeschooling parent. You can find the encouragement you need right here.
Encouragement Forum at vegsource.com
If you are feeling burned out or need encouragement, this forum is for you. Share your struggles and get help, ideas, and support from those who have walked in your shoes.
Secular Homeschooling Forum at vegsource.com
A message board at vegsource.com for those who homeschool for non-religious reasons.
Homeschooling Humor Forum at vegsource.com
Got a funny story to share? Need a good chuckle? You'll find it here as homeschooling moms and dads share the joys and humor of homeschooling.
Unschooling.Info Forum
This message board is designed for unschooling parents to connect, ask questions, share information and ideas, and get support.
Homeschool Christian Solo Homeschooling Parents Message Board
This message board is designed for single homeschooling parents to support each other and get ideas and information on homeschooling as a solo parent.
Community Homeschooling Forum at vegsource.com
This is a general message forum at vegsource.com designed to discuss all general homeschooling topics.
National Online Groups
Sonlight Unschoolers
This email group is for those who use Sonlight curricula but also like the unschooling approach (and other compatable methods). Working out how to mix the two, curricula exchange/sales, and connecting with other eclectic Christian unschoolers is the object.
Christian Unschooling
Christians can and do unschool. Here you'll find support and more.
Homeschool Burnout
This is a Christian email group that can help you face those feelings of burnout.
Classically Eclectic
This loop was created for homeschoolers interested in presenting school materials, real books, and/or purchased curriculum in a manner consistent with Classical Education philosophy. Specifically, Classical Education refers to educational models (such as the Trivium) described by Laura Berquist, the Bluedorns, Dorothy Sayers, Doug Wilson, Jessie Wise, Susan Wise Bauer, and others, in which material is presented to children according to their stage of development (i.e., Grammar, Logic, and Rhetoric stages). The purpose of this loop is practical in nature: to share resource suggestions, reviews, schedules, ideas, and encouragement, in order to help one another provide Classical Education within the homeschool environment.
Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum Families
This list is for families using the classical approach to education as outlined in Laura Berquist's book Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum (DYOCC).
EclecticHS
This email list is an adjunct of the Eclectic Homeschool Online. Discusses information and resources helpful to eclectic homeschoolers.
Pregnant Again
Are you pregnant? Do you have a large family? Do people look at you like you're crazy? This is a list for all of you out there who are pregnant again for the third or more time. This is a supportive list wehre people believe that large families are wonderful.
Blind Homeschoolers
This email group is for families who are homeschooling/parenting a blind child. Teachers of the Visually Impaired who would like to share tips and suggestions are also welcome.
New Rising Homeschool Network
Are you working fulltime and feeling as though you and your children have been left out of the homeschool loop? Are you a single parent concerned you might not be able to meet the demands of homeschooling? Does your child have special needs? Dell's Place has established a network for working moms, single parents, and the rest of us who struggle to pull it all together. The purpose of this network is for support and encouragement, but it's also to offer real solutions from other parents who struggle with the same issues.
HEM-Unschooling
This list is for the broad-ranging discussion of unschooling. It is sponsored by Home Education Magazine.
Classical~Charlotte Mason Material Swap
The Classical Charlotte Mason Swap list is for home schooling families to exchange living books and curricula that are used with the classical (Trivium) method or the Charlotte Mason method. This list does not support one particular way of implementing classical education, but rather is open to methods and materials as recommended in the many books and websites on the subject. Curricula, books, manipulatives, videos, and audios may be posted.
CM for Moms of Many
An email group for homeschooling moms using Charlotte Mason's methods. Focuses on homeschooling larger families.
Organize-to-Homeschool
Homeschoolers face tremendous demands on their organizational skills. Frequently creative, hardworking, and goal oriented, they must manage the home, other children, teaching, and the many other demands of a stay-at-home parent. This board is designed to offer support, find solutions, and discuss troublesome situations. Although there are many aspects to homeschooling, the focus, the only focus, of this board is solving organizational problems related to home schooling. This group is a part of the Messies Anonymous website.
cmason
This list is for persons who are using or are interested in using the Charlotte Mason Philosophy for education (including homeschooling), or to enrich their own lives. Thislist espouses a Christian philosophy and is also a prayer list. It is also a very active discussion list, often 100 posts per day.
BVI-Education
The BVI-Education mailing list is a list for the discussion of all aspects related to the education of blind, partially sighted and deaf-blind students, as well as visually impaired students with multiple disabilities.
Christian Solo - Parent Homeschools
A place for Christian single-parent homeschoolers to find encouragement and support.
Unschoolers' Circle
The Unschoolers' Circle is an inclusive list for anyone interested in home education with unschooling leanings.
Expatriots Homeschool Email Group (expat-homeschool)
This list is for expatriates who homeschool their child or children.
Mother of Divine Grace Families
This list is for families using the classical approach to education as outlined in Laura Berquist's independent study program, Mother of Divine Grace (MODG), and in her book Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum (DYOCC). The discussions on this loop primarily revolve around the implementation and use of resources which are recommended in the MODG syllabi and in DYOCC. Additionally, they always welcome conversations about the classical methodology of MODG/DYOCC.
AHSA-USA Email List
This list is an opportunity for homeschoolers to contact homeschooling attorneys and experts about homeschooling legal and litigation issues. It is an informal network of attorneys and legal experts that are concerned with litigation pending and threatened against homeschoolers. Its primary purpose is to exchange legal information within the profession, and to educate and support attorneys and experts involved in homeschool litigation.
HS1Mom
This is a list for single moms who homeschool their children. This is open to all single moms, no matter what type of curriculum they choose to use. It is predominantly a Christian list -- though others are welcome, also.
Families of Color Utilizing Home Schooling (FOCUHS)
This list is for Christian families of color who've opted to home educate their children. They exist to offer support, fellowship and to share resources with other African American and bi-racial Christian homeschooling families.
Pregnant Again
This is a list for all who are pregnant for the third or more time and are having a large family by choice. Discussions include the difficulties of having several at home when dealing with sickness and fatigue, homeschooling, and more. This is a supportive list where people believe that large families are wonderful.
Unschoolers Coffee Talk
A place for unschoolers to come together to discuss our adventures and experiences,share resources and information.
Homeschoolers Teaching Kindergarten
This discussion list is for homeschoolers teaching preschool and kindergarten. Topics include curriculum selection (whether necessary or not), teaching tips, creative learning ideas, time management, unit studies, homeschooling books, neat craft ideas, cooking tips for all occasions, support those who have homeschool burn out, or those who are just starting to homeschool.
Child-Led Christian Unschooling
This child-led learning group is for those unschoolers who are also Christians.
ABC Books by Ann
This group consists of two things: 1) a bi-weekly newsletter with articles about living books, book collecting, taking care of and organizing your home school library, using living books in your homeschool, notebooking, book and author reviews, and more; and 2.) a bi-weekly catalog of living books for sale on eBay, plus and some unit studies.
CM4earlyyears
Email list designed to discuss the Charlotte Mason method of homeschooling for children, ages birth through 6 years. While this list is not primarily religious in nature, there are often discussions of Christian topics.
Afrocentric Homeschoolers Association (AHA) Yahoo Group
A discussion group for pro-Black African and/or African Diasporan, Black homeschoolers, unschoolers, deschoolers, home-based educators everywhere. It is also open to non-homeschoolers and non-Blacks who are trying to teach their children about Blacks.
African American Homeschoolers
This group is for African American parents (or parents of African American children) who are homeschooling their children. It is also for parents looking to supplement their children's education with home study.
Large Family Logistics
The purpose of Large Family Logistics is to help Christian homeschooling mothers with the daily tasks of home management.
Homeschooling on a Budget Email Group
Raising a family on a single income is tough. When you're a homeschooling family, it may seem like another added cost. But that doesn't have to be the case. This list is for homeschoolers to get together and discuss ways to cut the cost of homeschooling without cutting on the educational and learning experience for our children. This is the place to share all kinds of ideas and tips on budgeting homeschooling costs.
Live Free Learn Free Email Group
This group is an announcement list for the print magazine Live Free Learn Free, a forum for unschoolers and relaxed homeschoolers in which to share ideas and experiences.
CM for One
CM for One (CMfor1) is a message board for families home educating an only child and using the Charlotte Mason Method.
Homeschool Helper
Homeschool Helper is an email group that focuses on specific curriculum questions, needs, and concerns.
Unschool Sharing for Parents
Share successes and ideas and build a helpful, welcoming archive for the new unschoolers, the newly-unschooling, and the nicely unschooling.
Onlies-HS
This list is dedicated to families homeschooling only-children. These families have unique socialization issues and must often be super-creative in their solutions. Join this list if you are homeschooling a wonderful Only.
Magnum Opus
Raising a large, Catholic, homeschooling family is a great work (Magnum Opus) and a great deal of work! Hopefully this email discussion group will be a place for parents of four or more to help each other with the nitty-gritty details of raising and educating a large, Catholic family.
Unschooling Discussion
Large traffic email list whose stated purpose is to move out of comfort zones and critically examine beliefs, ideas, and viewpoints about learning, and seek a deeper understanding of unschooling and more respectful relationships with one's children.
LDS Classical Education
A list for LDS homeschoolers seeking a classical education.
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