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DFCS Contact Information

State of Georgia

Division of Family & Children Services (DFCS)

ADOPTIONS:

Phone:          1-404-657-3550

ADOPTIONS RECORDS SEARCH: 

Phone:          1-404-657-3555

BURIAL ASSISTANCE:

Please contact your local DFCS office for funding availability or your local Corner’s Office.

http://dfcs.dhs.georgia.gov/locations


CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES CLEARANCES:

Private Agencies, with a contract with DFCS concerning youth in the custody of the Division:

 E-MAIL:         Cpsscreening@dhs.ga.gov

MANAGER:     Melloney Claiborne, 404-657-3461

International Adoptions, Public State Agencies and Pending Adoptions with a Superior Court Order:

FAX:            1-404-657-4483

E-MAIL:      customer_services_dfcs@dhs.ga.gov (underscore between customer and services and services and dfcs)

COMPASS:

To apply for or renew benefits online, can also be used to report interim changes or check for potential eligibility www.compass.ga.gov

COMPASS SUPPORT:

Technical Issues with COMPASS, please contact 1-877-423-4746

DFCS OFFICE OF CONSTITUENT SERVICES:

To make a constituent inquiry, you can contact us in one of the following ways:

Phone: 1-404-657-3433

Online Contact Form:

Child Welfare Online Contact Form – click this link to fill out our online contact form for issues related to Adoptions, Child Protective Services, Foster Care or any other Child Welfare issue.

Family Independence Online Contact Form - click this link to fill out our online contact form for issues related to Childcare, COMPASS, Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Card, Energy Assistance, Food Stamps/SNAP, Medicaid or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).

EBT:

To order or re-order a card or check balance, please call 1-888-421-3281


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

Click here for current job postings - DHS Jobs

FOOD STAMPS, MEDICAID, TANF, and CHILDCARE QUESTIONS:

Phone: 1-877-423-4746 (Agents available 8a-5p, Automated Self-Service available 24/7)

FOSTER/ADOPTIVE PARENT INQUIRIES:

Phone:          1-877-210-KIDS (5437) or http://itsmyturnnow.dhs.ga.gov

FOSTER CARE PLACEMENT:
Phone:         1-404-651-9361

Fax:             1-404-657-4483

OUT OF STATE PLACEMENT (ICPC) – if the child’s last name begins with:

A-D:             1-404-657-8961
E-H:             1-404-657-0673
I-L:              1-404-463-7256
M-P:             1-404-463-0911
Q-T:             1-404-463-2216
U-Z:             1-404-463-7021

http://icpcstatepages.org/georgia/

SENIOR SNAP: 

SNAP Benefits for Senior Households, please call 404-370-6236 or email SeniorSNAP@dhs.ga.gov