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Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer
Every week, we partner with Fox 5 Atlanta to feature a child in Georgia's foster care system. This week's featured child is Sha’Toyka.
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.
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.
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.