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Planned Georgia Gateway Maintenance

Please note that Georgia Gateway will be unavailable for planned system maintenance:

Saturday, July 31 from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 1

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Public input sought on LIHWAP State Plan

The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) welcomes public participation from July 16, 2021, through July 30, 2021, for the purpose of reviewing the Download this pdf file. FY 2022 Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) State Plan .

Division of Family & Children Services | Georgia Department of Human Services

Family begins with you

Our children are unique and we need families just as unique to give them the support they need. Call 877-210-KIDS or visit fostergeorgia.com.

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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 Shiloh.

Wednesday's Child Shiloh

DFCS Resumes Processing Program Recertification

SNAP and TANF cases due for renewal in April 2021 will be due by the date requested on notices. The Medicaid program has extended renewals due April 2021 through August 2021 for another six months. Those renewals will now be due October 2021 through February 2022.

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.

Bar graph of statewide numbers that will take user to drill down to specific counties to see how DFCS is working in your community.


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.