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Cash Assistance for Medicaid, SNAP, and/or TANF Recipients

Gov. Kemp has dedicated more than $1 billion to DHS to provide cash assistance for active enrollees of Medicaid, SNAP, and/or TANF. To be eligible, Georgians must have been enrolled in one of these programs by 7/31/2022. Click here to learn more.

 

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DHS delivers a wide range of human services designed to promote self-sufficiency, safety, and well-being for all Georgians.

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Press Releases and Announcements

FNS Approves Plan to Support Youngest SNAP Recipients

After extensive efforts to find an allowable approach, Georgia this week received federal approval to provide food benefits to our youngest Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients for the 2021-22 school year. For children to qualify for this benefit, they must have been under age 6 at the start of the 2021-22 school year and SNAP-enrolled during the months of August 2021 through May 2022. Families of eligible children will receive about $30 dollars for each month they were eligible. 

Gov. Kemp, First Lady Marty Kemp, and DHS Announce Statewide Campaign to Recruit More Foster Parents

Governor Brian Kemp, First Lady Marty Kemp, and Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Candice Broce today announced a new statewide marketing campaign to help recruit and retain more foster parents for youth in state custody.

Federal Government Extends PHE, Keeps Medicaid Eligibility Reviews on Pause until Mid-October

On Friday, the Biden Administration announced the official extension of the federal public health emergency (PHE) through October 13, 2022. During the PHE, state Medicaid agencies are required to continue health care coverage for all medical assistance programs, even if someone’s eligibility changes. To ensure all Georgia Medicaid recipients are informed when their coverage needs to be redetermined, the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) and Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) continue to urge Medicaid recipients to update their account information and communication preferences.

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Spotlights

August is Child Support Awareness Month

August is Child Support Awareness Month

The Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Child Support Services (DCSS) is excited to participate in bringing awareness about the essential services we provide to help parents secure reliable financial and medical support to enhance the well-being of their children.

Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

Honor a loved one living with Alzheimer’s or dementia and find caregiver resources.

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