Celebrate the older Georgians in your life

This May, the Department of Human Services recognizes the 60th anniversary of Older Americans Month.

Georgia celebrates National Foster Care Month

May is National Foster Care Month, a time to celebrate our current foster caregivers and their commitment to providing stable, loving homes for children and youth in foster care. We also use this time to raise awareness in our communities about the urgent need for additional foster caregivers across the state.  

Partnering for prevention this Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to increase public awareness of child abuse prevention efforts and encourage statewide involvement to ensure every child has the chance to thrive.  

Professionals are needed in the rewarding field of aging

During Careers in Aging Week, DHS is proud to spotlight several employees that work in the rewarding field of aging.

DHS urges customers to be wary of scams

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

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.

February is Parent Leadership Month

February is National Parent Leadership Month, a time to recognize the vital role parents play within their homes and communities, and to encourage parents to take advantage of leadership opportunities.

DHS Publishes State Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Report

The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) published its State Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Report.

DHS Highlights Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs)

Learn how AAAs are building a stronger 2023 with New Year’s resolutions

Celebrate National Adoption Month

Across the country, November is recognized as National Adoption Month. In the last fiscal year, 1,228 children were adopted in the State of Georgia.