Mission & Core Values

DHS Mission

Strengthen Georgia by providing individuals and families access to services that promote self-sufficiency, independence, and protect Georgia's vulnerable children and adults.


Stronger Families for a Stronger Georgia

Core Values

  • Provide access to resources that offer support and empower Georgians and their families.
  • Deliver services professionally and treat all clients with dignity and respect.
  • Manage business operations effectively and efficiently by aligning resources across the agency.
  • Promote accountability, transparency and quality in all services we deliver and programs we administer.
  • Develop our employees at all levels of the agency.