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. For more information, click here.
Power of Attorney (POA) for the Care of a Child Report
Each nonprofit entity or faith-based organization that is not licensed by the Department but is engaged in approving persons as agents to provide caregiving authority delegated by a child’s parent pursuant to O.C.G.A. §§ 19-9-120 et seq.- shall maintain records and submit annual reports to the Department in accordance with Rule 290-1-10-.05 of the Rules for Power of Attorney for the Care of a Child.