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Help Prevent Child Abuse

April 3, 2014

Learn how you can help keep Georgia's children safe.

Getting Mental Health Help

December 16, 2013

Find out how the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities can help you find mental health services.

Gov. Deal and the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development Implement Veterans Licensure Bill

December 17, 2013

In early December, Governor Deal, the Governor's Office of Workforce Development and the Georgia Secretary of the State's Office announced the implementation of HB 188--a bill that helps recently discharged veterans find employment.

Learn More about Georgia’s Weatherization Assistance Program

November 18, 2013

Families can receive a better quality of life with the Weatherization Assistance Program administered by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA).

Energy Assistance help with LIHEAP

November 7, 2013

If you are 65 or older, you can start applying for help paying your heating bill. All other eligible households must wait until December 1.

SNAP Benefits Decreasing Today

November 1, 2013

The extra funding added in 2009 to the SNAP benefits ends today.

Getting a Passport

October 3, 2013

Applying for a passport requires a little research, but nothing too difficult. The U.S. Postal Service and the U.S. Department of State help to make it a smooth process.

Selecting a Long Term Care Facility

September 10, 2013

The Department of Community Health offers GaMap2Care to help you find personal care homes, nursing homes and assisted living facilities near you.

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.

Dementia Task Force Wants Your Input

August 9, 2013

In a recent study, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that nearly 14.3 percent of older Georgians report increasing incidence of confusion or memory loss. A new state task force seeks your input to plan care for those who will later suffer dementia.

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