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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 – Wednesday, the head of the state’s child-welfare agency will outline ways Georgia can do help grandparents, aunts, and other relatives caring for boys and girls whose parents aren’t able to.
ATLANTA – Food stamp recipients in areas hardest hit by Hurricane Michael can now temporarily use their benefits to purchase prepared or “hot foods” from USDA approved retailers, Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) Interim Director Tom Rawlings announced Monday.
ATLANTA – Georgia residents who receive food stamps now have additional time to report food lost due to power outages during Hurricane Michael.
Tom Rawlings, interim director of the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services, will meet with the media after touring Southwest Georgia to assess the impact of Hurricane Michael on recipients of Food Stamps and other benefits.
ATLANTA – In an effort to help ease the burden of purchasing food for low-income families affected by Hurricane Michael, the Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) has released the October allotment of food stamp benefits to all Georgia residents.
ATLANTA — The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), administered by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services, will be available Nov. 1, 2018.
ATLANTA – Three children are back with their mother, and a fourth will be reunited with her after recovering from an emergency treatment for appendicitis, thanks to efforts by the Division of Family and Children Services in collaboration with the Honduran Consulate.
Atlanta, GA - GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students announced today the launch of Build My Brain, a cross-disciplinary online course focused on the science and importance of early childhood development.
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.