Decatur, GA –­­­ As of Monday, February 3rd, the DeKalb County Department of Family & Children Services (DFCS) has relocated their office and all operations to 2300 Parklake  Dr., Atlanta, 30345.  The previous location 178 Sams Street, Decatur, 30030, permanently closed its doors on Friday, January 31.   

DeKalb County residents will now need to apply for all services at the new location - 2300 Parklake  Dr., Atlanta 30345.  Operating hours are weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday to walk-in customers – except holidays. 

This new office building is 113,000 square feet, houses over 500 DFCS staff, and is expected to serve more than 100,000 DeKalb County families.

DFCS, which provides economic assistance and child welfare services to DeKalb County residents, used a staggered system to move staff to the new location throughout the winter to ensure minimal disruptions to our families. 

For more information and updates about the relocation, please call 404-370-5000.  To report instances of child abuse or neglect, please call the DFCS CPS Intake Communication Center at 1-855-GA-CHILD (1-855-422-4453).

Ongoing updates will be posted on the agency website at