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Paying Child Support

November 3, 2015

Learn how to quickly and painlessly pay your child support bill.

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September 1, 2015

This September, learn how you can support families battling childhood cancer.

Free Meals for Children

May 26, 2015

During the school year, more than 900,000 Georgia children meet requirements for free or reduced breakfasts and lunches. But…what happens in the summer?

Becoming a Foster Parent in Georgia

May 11, 2015

Learn the first steps towards becoming a foster parent for a child in need. 

Women's History Month: Juliette Gordon Low (1860-1927)

March 4, 2015

At the turn of the 20th century, one woman saw the need for preparing young girls for the progressive world. One strong, independent, stubborn woman helped change history.

Quick Facts about Enterovirus D-68

October 14, 2014

Children across the United States, including Georgia, are at risk for Enterovirus D68.

Georgia SHAPE Month Celebrates Healthy, Active Living

September 5, 2013

It's finally September, which means it is Georgia SHAPE Month again! Events held throughout the month will celebrate being active and educating young people about wellness.

Immunization Awareness Month

July 31, 2013

July marked Immunization Awareness Month in Georgia. First Lady Sandra Deal and GOCF Executive Director Katie Jo Ballard spent the month touring hospitals and educating new parents about the importance of immunization in their children.

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.

Lawyers Fight Hunger with the Legal Food Frenzy

April 17, 2013

Did you know that nearly 60% of Georgia’s public school students are eligible for either a free or reduced lunch at school each day? So where do these children go for a complete and balanced meal during the summer months when they are at home?