DFCS program assisting families with water bills

Release: The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP), administered by the local Community Action Agencies, will be available Nov. 15, 2021. This federally funded program assists low-income households with past due water bills through direct…

Foster Care Parents needed in Lowndes County

Release: Lowndes County Children Need You!!! In Lowndes County, there are 138 children in foster care and 41 foster homes. For our 18 county area we have 179 homes and 1062 children in care. We…

DFCS announces Child Abuse Prevention Month theme

Release: Child Abuse Prevention Month Recognizes Everyone’s Role in Creating Communities Where All Children and Families Belong ATLANTA –The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) recognizes the importance of community-based support for all children…

DFCS and Mexican Consulate aim to improve child…

Release: Georgia Division of Family and Children Services and Mexican Consulate Enter Memorandum of Understanding to Improve Child Welfare Outcomes ATLANTA – Recently, the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) and the Mexican Consulate…

Georgia adds more online options for food stamp…

Release: ATLANTA – Instacart, the North American leader in online grocery delivery, and Food Lion are partnering to provide greater access to low-income families that rely on public assistance when ordering groceries for same-day curbside…