DFCS Implementing Changes to Process Requests for Benefits More Quickly

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

UNC School of Social Work Alum, Bobby Cagle, Named to Tenth Class of Annie E. Casey Foundation Children and Family Fellows

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.

UNC School of Social Work Alum, Bobby Cagle, Named to Tenth Class of Annie E. Casey Foundation Children and Family Fellows

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.

DFCS Releases 2014 Child Fatality Analysis

ATLANTA – The Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) on Wednesday released its annual analysis of child deaths occurring within five years of an agency involvement.

DFCS Practice Model Aims to Improve Customer Service

ATLANTA– Citizens of Georgia seeking economic assistance can expect more personalized and timely service delivery as a result of the statewide implementation of a practice model that emphasizes families having continuity in caseworkers at the local level.

Financial Aid Offered to Aspiring Social Workers

ATLANTA-Working in partnership with the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS), Georgia State University (GSU) and four other schools of social work are offering financial support for students committed to careers in child welfare services.

DFCS Providing Retroactive Food Stamp Benefits to Entitled Households

ATLANTA- Based on the Stipulation and Order of Settlement in Melanie K, et al. v. Horton, Civil Action File No.

Georgia DFCS Selected as Youth Thrive Learning Community

ATLANTA— The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) has been selected as a member of the Center for the Study of Social Policy’s (CSSP’s) Youth Thrive™ Learning Community. Georgia DFCS competed to be chosen as one of five national members.