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COVID-19 Prevention Efforts

Effective Monday, March 23, DFCS offices are temporarily reducing in-person operations to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As a result, we encourage you to use self-service options during this time. Click here for more information.

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The DHS Division of Family & Children Services is working to process benefits applications. March Pandemic Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or P-SNAP benefits will be released automatically on EBT cards to all eligible households by the end of the month. Constituents are encouraged to use online self-service options or telephone to access more information or updates during this period.

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Learn how you can increase awareness of child abuse prevention efforts across Georgia.

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State of Hope

The deadline for applying to become a State of Hope site has been extended to Friday, May 1.

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Wednesday's Child

Every week, we partner with Fox 5 Atlanta to feature a child in Georgia's foster care system. This week's featured child is Aden.

Wednesday Child Aden

Richmond County file disposal

Augusta area DFCS and DAS confidential case files for customers prior to 2017 were improperly disposed of in a recent incident. For more information, click here. If you believe your information may have been included in these files, contact 1-888-304-1021 from 8 a.m. to 5p.m. until June 22, 2020.

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DFCS Data

In an effort to provide helpful information on the work we do across the state, DFCS has implemented a transparency initiative to put our data in an easy-to-use, interactive format. Access statewide numbers or drill down to specific counties to see how DFCS is working in your community.