DHS notifies Richmond County and surrounding areas of improper disposal of confidential files

The Georgia Department of Human Services has completed an investigation into an improper disposal of confidential case files.

DHS implements new office protocols in response to COVID-19

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.

2020 State of Hope Application Now Open

Nonprofits, philanthropies, government, businesses, individuals and all interested parties can now apply to receive potential funding, technical assistance and community support from the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) State of Hope (SoH) initiative. 

Forsyth County DFCS announces new location

Forsyth County residents will now need to apply for all services at the new location –  6435 Shiloh Road, Suite C, Alpharetta, GA 30005. 

Cherokee County DFCS announces new location

Cherokee County residents will now need to apply for all services at the new location – 1300 Univeter Rd., Canton, GA 30115.

DeKalb County DFCS announces new location

DeKalb County residents will now need to apply for all services at the new location - 2300 Parklake  Dr., Atlanta 30345.

White County DFCS announces new location

White County residents will now need to apply for all services at the new location – 970 East Kytle Street, Cleveland, 30528.

DHS publishes State Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report

As part of its mission to uphold transparency and accountability to the public, the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) published the DHS State Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report online this week.

DeKalb County DFCS announces new location

DeKalb County Department of Family & Children Services (DFCS) staff are preparing to relocate in early 2020.

GeorgiaCares teams up with FVSU mobile unit to bring free, unbiased Medicare counseling to seniors around the state

ATLANTA – GeorgiaCares has partnered with the Fort Valley State University Mobile Technology Unit to provide free Medicare counseling sessions throughout the state during the Medicare Open Enrollment period.