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Call 1-800-GEORGIA to verify that a website is an official website of the State of Georgia.
Data may have been compromised for some households involved in Child Protective Services cases in Spring 2020. If you believe your information may have been included in this breach, call 888-304-1021 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., M-F.
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Every week, we partner with Fox 5 Atlanta to feature a child in Georgia's foster care system. This week's featured child is Dillion.
SNAP and TANF cases due for renewal in April 2020 will now be due for renewal in Oct. 2020. The Medicaid program has extended renewals due in Sept. and Oct. for another six months. Those renewals will now be due March 2021 and April 2021. Read more
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.
Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) application cycle has closed.
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.