ICYMI: FNS approves P-SNAP benefits through May 31, 2022

In case you missed it, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) recently approved a one-month transition time from May 1-31, 2022, for Georgia to phase out the supplemental, maximum allotment P-SNAP benefits some households have received since March 2020.

Expiration of Enhanced P-SNAP Benefits

Starting June 1, 2022, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will return to normal levels in Georgia. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a one-month transition time this May for Georgia to go from pandemic to non-pandemic SNAP benefit levels.

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program for cooling opens April 1

This federally funded program assists low-income, elderly, and disabled Georgians with cooling bills through direct payments to home energy suppliers.

Broce Announces New Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Division of Aging Services

Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Candice L. Broce announced a change to the Department’s Division of Aging Services team.

Broce Promotes Burris to Executive Leadership

Georgia Department of Human Services Commissioner Candice Broce proudly announced the promotion of Ann Burris to Deputy Commissioner for Human Resources.

Georgians Provide Gifts for Over 8,500 Children in Foster Care

The Clark's Christmas Kids program annually provides gifts for children in foster care based on their personalized wish lists.

Commissioner Broce Announces New Deputy Commissioner, State Programs & Human Resources

Breanna Thomas, who has served as the Department’s Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Operations since October, has been named Deputy Commissioner of State Programs & Human Resources.

Adoption-matching pilot launches in Georgia

Innovative technology connects families with children waiting for adoption.

Commissioner Broce Announces New DHS/DFCS Executive Leadership

Today, Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner and Division of Family & Children Services (DFCS) Director Candice L. Broce announced a new, joint DHS/DFCS Executive Leadership team.

Gov. Kemp appoints Broce new DHS Commissioner

Gov. Brian Kemp appointed current DHS Commissioner Gerlda B. Hines to serve as the State Accounting Officer and he appointed Candice L. Broce as Commissioner Hines’ replacement.