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.
Cherokee County DFCS announces new location
Canton, GA – Cherokee County Department of Family & Children Services (DFCS) staff are preparing to relocate in early March. The Division announced that doors will open at a new location on Tuesday, Mar. 3. The lobby at the current location, 105 Lamar Haley Parkway, Canton, GA 30114, will close its doors on Monday, Mar. 2 and will reopen the following day at 8 a.m. in a new location at 1300 Univeter Rd., Canton, GA 30115.
The new office building will be 31, 000 square feet, will house over 100 DFCS staff and is expected to serve more than 45,000 families in Cherokee County. DFCS customers needing economic assistance and child welfare services in Cherokee County will be able to apply in person for all services in the new location at 1300 Univeter Rd., Canton, GA 30115 beginning on Mar. 3. The new office will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to walk-in customers.
For more information and updates about the relocation, interested parties may call 770-720-3610. To report instances of child abuse or neglect, please call the DFCS CPS Intake Communication Center at 1-855-GA-CHILD (1-855-422-4453).
Ongoing updates will be posted at www.dfcs.ga.gov.
The Cherokee County Department of Family and Children Services will be closed Feb. 28 and March 2 due to relocation. For immediate assistance, please visit the Cobb County DFCS office located at 325 South Fairground Street, Marietta, GA 30060 on Friday, February 28 and Monday, March 2nd ONLY. Applications and verification for SNAP, Medicaid, TANF and Childcare will be received here.