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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.
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 Division of Child Support Services (DCSS) is expanding its call center business hours for customers who cannot be seen in person starting this week.
The office at 2782 Marietta Highway, Suite 100, will close its doors permanently at the end of business today.
Eligible Families throughout Georgia received additional food stamp benefits for March.
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.
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.
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 residents will now need to apply for all services at the new location – 6435 Shiloh Road, Suite C, Alpharetta, GA 30005.
Cherokee County residents will now need to apply for all services at the new location – 1300 Univeter Rd., Canton, GA 30115.
White County residents will now need to apply for all services at the new location – 970 East Kytle Street, Cleveland, 30528.
DeKalb County residents will now need to apply for all services at the new location - 2300 Parklake Dr., Atlanta 30345.
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 Department of Family & Children Services (DFCS) staff are preparing to relocate in early 2020.
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.
ATLANTA — The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), administered by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services, will be available Nov.
ATLANTA— Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Robyn A. Crittenden has been selected by the Atlanta Business League as one of “Atlanta’s Top 100 Black Women of Influence” for the second year in a row.
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian P. Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp joined Superior Court Judge Ann B.
Richmond County Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) staff are preparing to relocate at the end of this week.
Georgia residents who receive food stamps now have additional time to report food lost due to power outages during Hurricane Dorian.
ATLANTA – Camilla Child Support Office Manager Cindy York is the recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Leader Award from the National Child Support Enforcement Association(NCSEA).
ATLANTA – Georgia’s child support director will soon begin her term as the new president of the National Child Support Enforcement Association’s (NCSEA) Board of Directors.
ATLANTA – Members of the public can offer comments on the revision of the state’s plan for preventing child abuse at a series of meetings around the state.