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ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Aging Services (DAS) received a grant award to assist vulnerable adults who have fallen victim to criminal maltreatment at the hands of their caregivers.
ATLANTA – Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Robyn A. Crittenden announced changes to the Department’s senior leadership team today.
ATLANTA – A select group of local family-support programs from across Georgia were chosen to participate in the state child-welfare agency’s State of Hope initiative, the Division of Family & Children Service (DFCS) announced Friday.
ATLANTA – Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Chief of Staff Gerlda Hines has been named to the 2020 class of Leadership Cobb by the Cobb Chamber of Commerce, one of the most distinguished leadership programs in the state.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) was recognized by the premier professional community in human resources for their innovative use of technology in the successful implementation of a state-of-the-art applicant tracking system.
ATLANTA – The responses from across the country – and even internationally – for an infant discovered in the North Georgia woods brings attention to the need for increased awareness regarding preventative services and for foster and adoptive parents for hundreds of other Georgia
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Aging Service (DAS) today launched a new initiative to help communities learn how they can become better friends, neighbors and relatives to people who live with dementia.
ATLANTA – Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) Director Tom C. Rawlings announced changes to the Division’s senior leadership team today.
ATLANTA, GA – The Georgia Division of Family & Children Services honored several families as Foster Caregivers of the Year during an appreciation luncheon and awards ceremony on May 20 in Atlanta.
ATLANTA – Georgia families are likely to receive greater assistance from child welfare case managers as a result of a new partnership announced Friday by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS), the University of Georgia and Georgia State University.
DFCS schedules Public Hearing on State Plan for Community Services Block Grant
The Georgia Division of Family & Children Services will hold a public hearing Wednesday, June 5, 2019 and Thursday, June 6, 2019 on the FY 2020 State Plan for the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG).
ATLANTA — A partnership between the Georgia Department of Human Services and local courts to improve child well-being and lower incarceration rates among noncustodial fathers is expanding to the Cherokee Judicial Circuit.
ATLANTA — Eligible residents may apply for cooling assistance through the Division of Family & Children Service’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) beginning May 1.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Aging Services (DAS) has become the newest partner in a global effort to improve community-level understanding and responsiveness to the needs of people who have Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
ATLANTA – Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Robyn A. Crittenden has been appointed to a two-year term on the Leadership Council of the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA).
ATLANTA – As part of its ongoing commitment to open government and transparency, the Department of Human Services (DHS) has launched a new section of its website to provide information to the public about its services, Commissioner Robyn A. Crittenden announced today.
ATLANTA — The Department of Human Services (DHS) is hosting its second Employer Symposium March 28 at the Marriott Atlanta Century Center.
ATLANTA – Georgians hit hardest by Hurricane Michael can apply for assistance to support their families under a temporary program supported by the Administration for Children & Families (ACF) and the Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS). DFCS will implement a Disas
ATLANTA – Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Robyn A. Crittenden has honored outstanding staff and team members with the second annual Commissioner’s Staff Excellence and Rookie Awards.
ATLANTA – Ongoing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants can anticipate receiving two distributions during the month of March.
ATLANTA – Building on the statewide momentum of the initial round of applications, the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) began accepting round two for potential State of Hope designated sites on February 5, 2019. Led by the Georgia DFCS and in partnership wi
ATLANTA – In an effort to ensure families receive the food they need while the federal government is in a partial shutdown, the Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) has released the February allotment of food stamp benefits early to all Georgia residents.
ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) has sent out nearly 350,000 letters to families in Fulton and DeKalb counties notifying them that some of their personal information was shared with a charitable organization without consent.
ATLANTA, GA – The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) and the Consulate General of Mexico in Atlanta entered into a formal agreement today to better serve Mexican minors and children of Mexican origin who are involved with Georgia’s child protection system.
ATLANTA – A specially designed phone app will give Georgia social workers a feeling of greater security when their job takes them to dangerous neighborhoods, state officials announced Monday.