The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS), Office of Legislative Affairs and Communications (OLAC) is the information and marketing center for the Department’s programs and divisions. The office works to inform and educate the Georgia Legislature, public, media and DHS employees on issues related to the Department’s services and programs. The Office supports the entire agency in media response, strategic message creation, and internal and external communications plan development and execution. The office also holds the primary responsibility to work with the General Assembly and analyze legislation that affects the Department and its programs.
In addition to providing support to the Department and its Divisions on internal and external communications and legislation, OLAC provides oversight and coordination of the Department’s constituent services, call centers and Limited English Proficient and Sensory Impaired (LEPSI) program.
Main Number: 404-656-4937
Fax Number: 404-651-6815
Georgia Department of Human Services
2 Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30303-3142
Legislative and Governmental Affairs Inquiries
Lisa Marie Shekell
Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs and Communications