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DHS delivers a wide range of human services designed to promote self-sufficiency, safety, and well-being for all Georgians.
Atlanta, GA – The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Cooling Program, administered by the Georgia Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Family & Children Services (DFCS), will be available April 3, 2023, through July 31, 2023, or until funds are exhausted. This federally funded program assists low-income, elderly, and disabled Georgians with cooling bills through direct payments to home energy suppliers.
Atlanta, GA – Today, the Georgia Department of Human Services, as authorized by the Board of Human Services, filed three amendments to the Rules and Regulations for Child Placing Agencies with the Secretary of State. The amendments, which will go into effect March 13, 2023, eliminate the need for providers to request waivers of certain regulatory requirements and make certain regulatory requirements less burdensome for providers.
Marietta, GA – Last month, the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) announced that the Cobb County Division of Family & Children Services (DFCS) office is relocating to a new office space.
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Too often, the Georgia Department of Human Services receives reports of criminals working to steal customers’ benefits. While we cannot stop criminals from acting, we encourage all customers to be vigilant and take steps to educate themselves and protect their private information and benefits.
March is National Social Work Month. This year’s theme, “Social Work Breaks Barriers,” highlights how social workers have enriched our society by empowering people and communities to overcome hurdles that prevent them from living life to the fullest.
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