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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.
SNAP and TANF March - August renewals have been extended for six months. MA and Peachcare renewals for March - October have been extended for six months.
Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) now available in Georgia.
The DHS Division of Family & Children Services is working to process benefits applications. June 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.
Every week, we partner with Fox 5 Atlanta to feature a child in Georgia's foster care system. This week's featured child is Paris.
For information regarding coronavirus, visit the Department of Public Health at https://dph.georgia.gov/novelcoronavirus.
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.