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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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.
ATLANTA – Georgians with chronic diseases often need more than medication to manage illness.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services awarded grants totaling $150,000 to three of Georgia’s 12 Aging and Disability Resource Connections (ADRCs).
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) continues to implement measures to protect Georgia's most precious asset - children.
ATLANTA – Americans have seven full weeks, starting Oct. 15, to select new Medicare plans or choose to stay with current coverage. During this year’s Medicare open-enrollment period, which ends Dec.
By Ron Scroggy, Director of DHS’ Division of Family & Children Services
ATLANTA – Georgians with hearing loss or speech-related disabilities may be eligible for free long-term equipment loans to make communication easier.