Family & Children Services

Division of Family and Children Services


Afterschool Services

DHR funds summer and afterschool programs which include academic enrichment activities, health education, physical activity and teen employment opportunities.

Child Abuse & Neglect

Child Protection Services investigates reports of child abuse or neglect and provides services to protect the child and strengthen the family.

Contract Management and Administration

Federal Regulations and Data

Education & Training

The Education and Training Services Section is committed to improving the knowledge, skills, attitudes and practice of new and veteran staff and to influencing organizational barriers that affect retention of effective employees.

Emergency Food Assistance

A federal program that helps supplement the diets of low income persons in Georgia.

Energy Assistance

Energy Assistance for low-income families.

Food Stamps

Food stamps supplement the food budget for eligible families.

Foster Care


Information on applying for Medicaid, the Right from the Start Medicaid program and PeachCare for Kids program

Medicaid - En Español

Medicaid es un progama que provee servicios del cuidado de salud a individuos que cumplen con los requisitos de ingreso, recursos y ciudadania.

Office of Provider Management


The Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) provides comprehensive health education programming for the prevention of pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS.

Refugee Resettlement

A federally funded program that provides assistance to refugees.

Subsidized Child Care

The child care program helps Georgia families afford the cost of quality early childhood and school age care programs.


TeenWork provides summer job opportunities for youth in foster care ages 16-21, in addition TeenWork helps to transition participating youth into successful, independent young adults by offering real world work experiences.

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or welfare, is cash assistance for poor children and their caretakers.


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