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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, TANF, MA and PeachCare benefits due for renewal in March, April, May and June 2020 were extended by six months.
July renewals were NOT extended. Notices sent and are due by the date shown on your notice.
ATLANTA — The Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) today launched a registry that will allow employers of certain child-serving agencies to find out if a job applicant has been deemed an alleged child abuser by the Division.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) today launched a new web portal aimed at providing Georgia’s kinship caregivers with information on available resources as they seek to provide care for relative children.
ATLANTA- The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services will hold a public hearing Wednesday, July 6, 2016, and Thursday, July 7, 2016, on the FY 2017 State Plan for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Block Grant.
ATLANTA- The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services will hold a public hearing Wednesday, July 6, 2016, and Thursday, July 7, 2016, on the FY 2017 State Plan for the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG).
Earlier this afternoon, a shooting occurred in the parking lot of a Department of Human Services office in Bartow County.
Following the shooting, the office remained on lockdown for nearly an hour as law enforcement sought the suspect. That lockdown has since ended.
ATLANTA, GA – The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) will host an awards luncheon for foster caregivers on Monday, May 23, as part of its National Foster Care Month celebration and its continuing effort to support and retain foster parents throughout the stat
WHO: The Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) State Advisory Board WHEN: Monday, May 9, from 1-4 p.m. WHERE: 2 Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, Ga 30303, 29th floor boardroom
ATLANTA – In an effort to continue to engage the public on reforms to Georgia’s child welfare system, Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) Director Bobby Cagle is touring the state to meet with stakeholders and the public.
ATLANTA- In August 2015, the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) implemented a new practice model to process benefits. The “One Caseworker, One Family” model emphasizes families having continuity in caseworkers at the local level to deliver services in a more
ATLANTA – The Annie E. Casey Foundation announced today that Bobby Cagle (BA ’89, MSW ’98) has been selected from a diverse group of nominees from across the United States for the tenth class of its Children and Families Fellowship.