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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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Update on SNAP, TANF, and Medical Assistance Renewals

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. 


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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.

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 Shalynn.

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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.