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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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Safe Harbor Commission Meeting

The Safe Harbor Commission will meet (virtually) on Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. until noon. To join by phone (470)-344-9228 Conference ID: 245346272# To join via Microsoft Teams link, please contact Susan.Boatwright@dhs.ga.gov


Georgia Children’s Cabinet releases annual report

The Georgia Children’s Cabinet annual report features specific strategies, programs and policies to advance Gov. Brian P. Kemp’s vision for a sustainable and comprehensive system of education and care for Georgia’s children and families.


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 Mason.

Wednesday's Child Mason

DFCS resumes processing program recertification

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

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.

Application now closed

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) application cycle has closed.

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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.