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Despite the challenges presented by COVID-19, DFCS will move forward with plans to honor foster families by launching digital initiatives to celebrate their efforts.
ADvancing States tapped Georgia Division of Aging Services Director Abby Cox this week to join a workgroup charged with designing a “road map” to reopen Older Americans Act programming across the nation following the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Division of Child Support Services (DCSS) is expanding its call center business hours for customers who cannot be seen in person starting this week.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, staff at the Division of Family & Children Services (DFCS) remain committed to protecting children and serving families across Georgia.
The office at 2782 Marietta Highway, Suite 100, will close its doors permanently at the end of business today.
Eligible residents may apply for cooling assistance through the Division of Family& Children Service’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) beginning April 1, 2020.
Eligible Families throughout Georgia received additional food stamp benefits for March.
DOE/DFCS are partnering to encourage families with school-age children to use district-issued student devices to access online SNAP, Medicaid or TANF applications rather than visit the local county office.
The Georgia Department of Human Services has completed an investigation into an improper disposal of confidential case files.
In alignment with Gov. Brian P. Kemp’s call to limit in-person contact across the state, the Department of Human Services is implementing new office protocols in response to COVID-19. Beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, all DHS offices will encourage customers to use self-service options and telephonic communication as a primary means to conduct business. Individuals requiring in-person consultation will be seen by appointment only.