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Join DFCS on July 15 to formally review the FY 2022 State Plans for CSBG and LIHEAP. Join the live sessions below:
10 a.m.: CSBG live public hearing
12:30 p.m.: LIHEAP live public hearing
The CARES Act allows LIHEAP grantees to obligate any portion of these supplemental funds in FY 2020 and/or FY 2021. Eligible Georgia residents may apply for energy assistance through the Division of Family & Children Service’s LIHEAP.
The Georgia Division of Family & Children Services will hold a virtual public hearing in July. The purpose of this upcoming meeting is to formally review the FY 2021 State Plan Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
The Georgia Division of Family & Children Services will hold a virtual public hearing in July. The purpose of this upcoming meeting is to formally review the FY 2021 State Plan for the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG).
The Georgia Division of Family & Children Services (DFCS) is partnering with the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) to provide food benefits to families with children who receive free and reduced lunch.
Georgia is now one of 36 states that allows citizens who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to order groceries online.
This Spring, a record number of Atlanta-area youth graduated high school.
Despite the challenges presented by COVID-19, DFCS will move forward with plans to honor foster families by launching digital initiatives to celebrate their efforts.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, staff at the Division of Family & Children Services (DFCS) remain committed to protecting children and serving families across Georgia. The economic impact caused by COVID-19 has drastically increased the need for food and medical assistance for many families. DFCS workers continue fulfilling their essential functions to help an increasing number of families in need despite the health risks involved.
Eligible residents may apply for cooling assistance through the Division of Family& Children Service’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) beginning April 1, 2020.
Eligible Families throughout Georgia received additional food stamp benefits for March.