An official website of the State of Georgia government.
Here’s how you know
State government websites often end in .gov. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a state website. Still not sure? Call 1-800-GEORGIA to verify that a website is an official website of the State of Georgia.
The https:// ensures that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.
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.
ATLANTA – A novel state initiative selected several organizations across the state for added support for their efforts to keep children safe, strengthen families, and spur community engagement.
ATLANTA – Local families in need of assistance will soon have an opportunity to meet face to face with human service providers who specialize in workforce development, financial literacy, employment and education.
ATLANTA – Georgia’s new system for administering public benefits, Georgia Gateway, is a finalist for an award by a national association of technology professionals, Department of Human Services Commissioner Robyn A. Crittenden announced Wednesday.
ATLANTA – Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Robyn A. Crittenden wants to make the public aware of changes in requirements for advertising adoption services in Georgia, effective Sept. 1.
ATLANTA – Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Robyn A. Crittenden and Interim Director of the Division of Family and Children Services Tom Rawlings announced on Friday the hiring of Dr. Priyanka Patel as the department’s new medical director.
AUGUSTA – Georgia families would be stronger, children safer and the incidence of abuse and neglect reduced in the goals of an innovative initiative by the state child and family services agency kicked off Monday.
The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services will hold a public hearing Wednesday, July 25, 2018 and Thursday, July 26, 2018 on the FY 2019 State Plan for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Block Grant.
The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services will hold a public hearing Wednesday, July 25, 2018 and Thursday, July 26, 2018 on the FY 2019 State Plan for the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG).
ATLANTA – Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) Director, Virginia Pryor, along with community partners, hosted nearly 250 foster youth for the annual Celebration of Excellence festivities this past Saturday, June 2.
ATLANTA – Georgia’s Social Services agency announced a novel community-based prevention initiative on Monday.