Georgia Department of Human Services


The Georgia Department of Human Services delivers a wide range of human services designed to promote self-sufficiency, safety and well-being for all Georgians.

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DHS Spotlight

Volunteers wearing COVID-19 masks

Volunteer with DHS on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Help make a difference in your community with a day “on” instead of “off.”

Promo for Fatherhood Conversation events

Fatherhood Conversations return in 2022 – join DCSS to learn about resources and to address your child support questions and concerns

The first virtual event is on Jan. 18.

Volunteers sort gifts for the Clark's Christmas Kids program

Thanks for ensuring Georgia’s children in foster care have a memorable Christmas!

Your donations helped provide more than 25,500 gifts.

Press Releases

Georgians Provide Gifts for Over 8,500 Children in Foster Care

The Clark's Christmas Kids program annually provides gifts for children in foster care based on their personalized wish lists.

Commissioner Broce Announces New Deputy Commissioner, State Programs & Human Resources

Breanna Thomas, who has served as the Department’s Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Operations since October, has been named Deputy Commissioner of State Programs & Human Resources.

Adoption-matching pilot launches in Georgia

Innovative technology connects families with children waiting for adoption.

Annual Report promo

The annual report highlights major initiatives that took place during SFY 2021.

COVID-19 Prevention Efforts

Effective March 23 at 8 a.m., DHS customers should use self-service options as primary means to conduct business with DHS. In-person services will be provided by appointment only.

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DHS Data

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