Grant award recognizes Georgia child support program as national leader in outreach efforts

ATLANTA – Due to its success in operating programs that support noncustodial parents in their efforts to comply with child support orders, Georgia’s Division of Child Support Services has been tasked by its federal partners to evaluate similar programs in other states.

DHS reinstates driver's licenses to parents affected by mailroom interruption

ATLANTA - Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Robyn A. Crittenden on Tuesday announced the Department has reinstated driver’s licenses to approximately 6,300 parents whose licenses were suspended for nonpayment of child support.

Clayton County Child Support to open in more convenient location

ATLANTA - The new facility, visible from Interstate 75, is convenient for Clayton County residents

DHS launches mobile app to assist Georgians with child support cases

ATLANTA – Today, the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) launched a new child support app to assist customers with child support cases on their mobile devices.

51 high school students to join DHS efforts to build “Stronger families for a stronger Georgia” through Youth Empowerment Series

ATLANTA – Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Robyn A. Crittenden today announced the selection of 51 Georgia high school students to serve on the Department’s inaugural Youth Empowerment Series.

DHS launches online chat feature to assist Georgians with child support cases

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) this week launched a new chat feature to assist customers with child support cases online.

DHS launches website to support kinship caregivers

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) today launched a new web portal aimed at providing Georgia’s kinship caregivers with information on available resources as they seek to provide care for relative children.

Statement from DHS Commissioner Robyn A. Crittenden and DFCS Director Bobby Cagle on Bartow County shooting

Earlier this afternoon, a shooting occurred in the parking lot of a Department of Human Services office in Bartow County. 

Following the shooting, the office remained on lockdown for nearly an hour as law enforcement sought the suspect. That lockdown has since ended. 

DHS renames outreach program for child support

ATLANTA – The Department of Human Services (DHS) Problem Solving Court program has a new name and the agency plans to assist more parents who are struggling to support their children in 2016.