Georgia Spotlights Hundreds of Successful Adoptions in 2017

ATLANTA — November is National Adoption Month and the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) will be celebrating the over 1,200 successful adoptions finalized over the last year while also bringing attention to the 350 children, more than half being teens, in Geo

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Opens on November 1, 2017

ATLANTA — Residents who are 65 and older or homebound may apply for heating assistance through the Division’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) beginning Nov. 1. All other eligible families may apply on Dec. 1.

Mass replacement of SNAP benefits approved for two additional counties

ATLANTA – The USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has approved Georgia’s request to automatically replace food stamp benefits lost in Hurricane Irma for two additional counties.

Waiver Approved for Mass Replacement of SNAP benefits for 69 Counties

ATLANTA – Food stamp replacement benefits are on the way for recipients who lost food during power outages caused by Hurricane Irma in 69 Georgia counties.

Georgia extends deadline for SNAP recipients to report food lost in Hurricane Irma

ATLANTA– Georgia residents who receive food stamps now have additional time to report food lost due to power outages

DFCS issues monthly food stamp benefits early to support residents affected by Hurricane Irma

ATLANTA – In an effort to help ease the burden of purchasing food for low-income families affected by Hurricane Irma, the Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) has released September’s allotment of food stamp benefits to all Georgia residents.

Clayton County Department of Family and Children Services limits walk-in service for building improvements

JONESBORO, GA – Effective immediately, Clayton County Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) will limit service to walk-in customers while the county completes necessary improvements to the building, located at 877 Battlecreek Road, Jonesboro, Georgia.

Georgia DHS to open new Gwinnett offices in Lawrenceville Aug. 21

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA –­­­ The Georgia Department of Human Services will soon open the doors of its newest office in Gwinnett County.
 

New DFCS Office Opening in North Fulton County

ATLANTA, GA –­­­ A new Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) office will open in north Fulton County Monday August 14.

Department of Family and Children Services Moves Its Temporary Location to Former Bungalow Road Elementary School

AUGUSTA, GA – Richmond County Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) will move its temporary office location on Thursday to the former Bungalow Road Elementary School, 2216 Bungalow Rd., Augusta, GA 30906.  The current location, Building 400 of Augusta Technical Colleg