DFCS Practice Model Aims to Improve Customer Service

ATLANTA– Citizens of Georgia seeking economic assistance can expect more personalized and timely service delivery as a result of the statewide implementation of a practice model that emphasizes families having continuity in caseworkers at the local level.

Financial Aid Offered to Aspiring Social Workers

ATLANTA- Working in partnership with the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS), Georgia State University (GSU) and four other schools of social work are offering financial support for students committed to careers in child welfare services.

DFCS Providing Retroactive Food Stamp Benefits to Entitled Households

ATLANTA- Based on the Stipulation and Order of Settlement in Melanie K, et al. v. Horton, Civil Action File No.

Georgia DFCS Selected as Youth Thrive Learning Community

ATLANTA— The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) has been selected as a member of the Center for the Study of Social Policy’s (CSSP’s) Youth Thrive™ Learning Community. Georgia DFCS competed to be chosen as one of five national members.

DHS renames outreach program for child support

ATLANTA – The Department of Human Services (DHS) Problem Solving Court program has a new name and the agency plans to assist more parents who are struggling to support their children in 2016.

Georgia’s Yellow Dot program looking to garner volunteers and interest of Dublin community

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Human Services is seeking volunteers and organizations to raise awareness about a new program that gives first responders immediate access to important medical information in the event of an emergency.