July 21, 2006 - The GeorgiaCares program and the Social Security Administration (SSA) received a partnership award recently from the Atlanta Federal Executive Board (FEB) for their outreach efforts in the new Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Benefit Plan.
July 21, 2006 - Project Hope, a crisis outreach program of The Georgia Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Addictive Diseases (MHDDAD), has enlisted the support of Billy "White Shoes" Johnson, director of player programs, and former player for the Atlanta Falcons, in a public service campaign targeted to Katrina evacuees. The campaign will feature Johnson in state-wide television and radio public service announcements encouraging survivors experiencing emotional distress to reach out for help.
July 21, 2006 - On August 19th, Stonecrest Mall and Crossroads News, in cooperation with the Georgia Department of Human Resources’ Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS), will sponsor an Adoption Resource Fair. This resource fair will provide information to prospective adoptive parents who are interested in opening their home to a child currently living in foster care.
July 14, 2006 – On June 24th, One Church One Child of Georgia will sponsor a Foster Care and Adoption Resource Fair. This resource fair will provide information to prospective foster and adoptive parents on the needs of children in state custody.On June 24th, One Church One Child of Georgia will sponsor a Foster Care and Adoption Resource Fair. This resource fair will provide information to prospective foster and adoptive parents on the needs of children in state custody.
July 14, 2006 - Approximately 20 children with the dream of finding a permanent family and prospective adoptive families will have the opportunity to meet at an adoption party and videoconference on Saturday, August 5, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Georgia Department of Human Resources’ (DHR) Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) Adoption Unit is sponsoring the event.
July 13, 2006 – The Board of Human Resources will hold its official monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 19, in room 29.250, Two Peachtree Street N.W. in Atlanta, immediately following committee reports that will begin at 1:15 p.m.
July 12, 2006 – The Georgia Department of Human Resources Division of Aging Services (DAS) is warning the public about a scam involving jury duty. Most citizens take the summonses for jury duty seriously and as a result a new scam has surfaced.
July 10, 2006 - The Augusta Child Support Office sent boxes of canned food, reading and writing materials, personal hygiene items and other gifts contributed by staff to the 169th Security Forces Squadron in Iraq as part of that agency’s Office of Child Support Services (OCSS) Military Friends Project.
July 7, 2006 - The Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR), Division of Public Health, and the Safe Kids of Georgia community partners urge parents not to leave children unsupervised in vehicles for any length of time.
July 7, 2006 - With hurricane season officially beginning June 1 and lasting until November 30, the Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR) recommends that Georgians begin preparing now.