The Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) is responsible for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), food stamp benefits, and social services to assist low-income families or families in crisis.
Safe Children. Strengthened Families. Stronger Communities.
We prioritize the safety of Georgia’s children in the decisions we make and the actions we take. We strengthen families toward independence and build stronger communities with caring, effective and responsive service.
Georgia Division of Family & Children Services Guiding Principles:
As the Division of Family and Children Services we…
Commit to the safety of our children in the decisions we make and the actions we take.
Empower, strengthen and support families on their path to independence.
Embrace a servant’s heart with compassion.
Provide caring, responsive and effective service.
Listen and respond to our constituents, communities and each other.
Collaborate with our communities to create systems of support.
Develop a professional and efficient workforce that never stops learning and growing.