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We make it easy for you to connect with someone if you have a question, concern, or compliment about your DHS service. Whether its a question about your SNAP application or you need to resolve an issue with a child support order, you have many ways to get in touch with us. There are three ways to get help, you can choose your preferred form of communication below.
2 Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Providing information related to: Adult Protective Services, Community Care Services, Elder Rights & Advocacy, GeorgiaCares SHIP, Home & Community Services, and more.
Request an agency representative to speak about DHS and ways to get involved in your community. Fill out our online request form.
Submit an Open Record Request here.
For employment verifications and HR matters
Report Fraud: Reports of fraud waste and abuse in all DHS programs.
Email us by filling out our online contact form.
RCCL inspects, monitors, licenses Child Caring Institutions, Child Placing Agencies, Outdoor Child Caring Programs, Children's Transitional Care Centers and Maternity Homes.
Protection of residents in nursing homes or personal care homes.www.georgiaombudsman.org
Main contact for constituent, customer, client inquiries. For specific program questions or concerns, visit the DFCS Contact page.
Interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent? Contact us.
Contact us for Food Stamps (SNAP), TANF, Childcare and Medicaid applications and questions.
For information about specific children available for adoption.
For more specific Adoption Program contacts, visit the DFCS contact page.
For information regarding Child Access & Visitation, Debit Card & Direct Deposit, Family Support Registry, Fatherhood Program, Georgia Healthy Marriage Initiative, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Intergovernmental Cases, and Paternity Establishment.