ATLANTA - The Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Aging Services is recognizing May as Older Americans month in Georgia. In that spirit, DHS invites communities to celebrate older adults’ achievements as workers, volunteers, family anchors, and life mentors.
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DHS is the new structure of the former Georgia Department of Human Resources. Our mission is to provide Georgia with customer-focused human services that promote child and adult protection, child welfare, stronger families and self-sufficiency. DHS includes the Division of Aging Services, the Division of Child Support Services, and the Division of Family and Children Services.
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COMPASS is a new way to access services offered by the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) without having to leave the comfort of your home. The website www.compass.ga.gov serves as a single point of entry for a wide range of programs.
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If you have been laid off and are in need of assistance with food, health care or other types of social services, see this guide.
ATLANTA – Today, the Department published its second Quarterly Child Death Analysis. The analysis updates child death statistics through the 4th quarter of 2012. The quarterly data provides insight into the circumstances surrounding a child’s death for children whose families have been provided support services within the last five years.
ATLANTA – Commissioner Clyde L. Reese, III of the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) joined Governor Nathan Deal along with First Lady Sandra Deal, the Governor’s Office of Children and Families, and the First Lady’s Children Cabinet to declare April as Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month. Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month is a time to recognize that we each play a part in promoting the social and emotional well-being of children and families in communities.