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Effective March 23 at 8 a.m., DHS customers should use self-service options as primary means to conduct business with DHS. In-person services will be provided by appointment only. For more information, click here.
For information regarding coronavirus, visit the Department of Public Health at https://dph.georgia.gov/novelcoronavirus.
Georgia’s Fatherhood program connects parents struggling to meet child support obligations with resources to find jobs that help them better support their families.
Joint sibling placements increase the likelihood of permanency and stability.
While Alzheimer’s represents most dementia cases, there are several other forms that affect brain health.
Building partnerships is necessary while working toward reunification.
Augusta area DFCS and DAS confidential case files for customers prior to 2017 were improperly disposed of in a recent incident. For more information, click here. If you believe your information may have been included in these files, contact 1-888-304-1021 from 8 a.m. to 5p.m. until June 22, 2020.
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In an effort to provide helpful information on the work we do across the state, DHS has implemented a transparency initiative to put our data in an easy-to-use, interactive format. Access statewide numbers or drill down to specific counties to see how DHS is working in your community.