Press Releases

Dementia Task Force Seeks Public Comments

July 31, 2013

ATLANTA - A new Georgia task force on Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is asking for the public’s input on how the state can improve care, support, and awareness activities for residents coping with dementia.  The commen

Older Americans Month 2013-Unleash the Power of Age!

May 1, 2013

ATLANTA - The Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Aging Services is recognizing May as Older Americans month in Georgia. In that spirit, DHS invites communities to celebrate older adults’ achievements as workers, volunteers, family anchors, and life mentors.

DFCS Issues Quarterly Child Death Analysis

April 15, 2013

ATLANTA – Today, the Department published its second Quarterly Child Death Analysis. The analysis updates child death statistics through the 4th quarter of 2012. The quarterly data provides insight into the circumstances surrounding a child’s death for children whose families have been provided support services within the last five years.

We All Play a Role in Preventing Child Abuse in our Communities: April is Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month

March 25, 2013

ATLANTA – Commissioner Clyde L. Reese, III of the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) joined Governor Nathan Deal along with First Lady Sandra Deal, the Governor’s Office of Children and Families, and the First Lady’s Children Cabinet to declare April as Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month. Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month is a time to recognize that we each play a part in promoting the social and emotional well-being of children and families in communities.


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