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8 Ways to Make Your Kids' Halloween Safer

October 29, 2013

Be sure to stay safe this Halloween.

School Bus Safety

August 8, 2013

Drivers, as students head back to classes in the next few weeks, keep in mind that you'll need to slow down for school buses and school speed zones.

April is Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness Month

April 24, 2013

Georgia's Department of Human Services' Division of Family and Children Services receives a report of child abuse every 15 minutes. Understanding the prevalence of child abuse and its prevention are important steps to decreasing child abuse in our communities and across the state.

Amber Alert Technology Helps Bring Children Home

January 10, 2013

Amber Alerts have proven to play an important and effective part in returning abducted children safely to their families.

Talking to Your Child About Traumatic Events

December 18, 2012

When children experience a traumatic event, see or hear media coverage of it or overhear people talking about it, they can feel anxious, worried, or confused. Some children react right away, while others may show signs later.

Summer Safety for Kids

July 6, 2012

With temperatures hovering in triple digits, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Family & Children Services offer tips to help you keep your children safe this summer.