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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.
Constituents that experience a food loss due to power outages of 4 hours or more may receive replacement benefits within 10 days.
Mail in Form 841 and proof of outage
to your local DFCS office. For DFCS office locations, click here.
ATLANTA — The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has lifted a warning against the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) over the speed at which the agency processed applications for food assistance.
ATLANTA – Citing significant improvements in Georgia’s child welfare practice, the state Department of Human Services (DHS) and plaintiffs filed a joint motion in federal court on Wednesday to adopt an exit plan in the Kenny A. v. Deal case.
ATLANTA — More than 1,000 Georgia children were adopted during the last year, but about 400 children in the state are still waiting on a permanent, loving home of their own.
ATLANTA — Food stamp recipients in 12 counties affected by Hurricane Matthew will soon receive reimbursement for the food they lost during power outages caused by the storm.
ATLANTA — Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) Director Bobby Cagle is calling on members of Middle Georgia's faith and nonprofit community to help strengthen the state's support of vulnerable children and families.
ATLANTA — The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) has made considerable improvements over the past year in the quality and timeliness of services it provides citizens seeking economic assistance through its Office of Family Independence (OFI) – achievements th
ATLANTA — The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), administered by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services, will be available November 1, 2016.
ATLANTA – Following a cyberattack on a major nationwide retailer, the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) is working to ensure the security of its customers and employees.
What: The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services will hold two days of public hearings on the Fiscal Year 2017 State Plan for the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG).
What: The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services will hold two days of public hearings on the Fiscal Year 2017 State Plan for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Block Grant.