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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Social Services

Breast Cancer Screening & Prevention for Georgia Women

November 8, 2016

Breast cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths in women in Georgia. The Department of Public Health has a complete breast cancer program that offers screenings and prevention care to those who are underserved or uninsured. Don't let breast cancer affect you — get screened and learn more about the disease!

Download the New “GA DCSS” Mobile App for Help with Your Child Support Case

October 4, 2016

There's a new mobile app to help you complete your child support activities.

Help for the Homeless in Georgia

August 4, 2016

Georgia's home to nearly 14,000 homeless individuals throughout the state. However, there are a number of programs that offer assistance and care that can better their lives and the lives of the families. Funding and programs that reach homeless individuals with disabilities, AIDS, veterans and their families are available through the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. 

Using COMPASS

October 14, 2015

Learn more about getting health benefits online in Georgia.

Researching Your Genealogy

April 7, 2015

There are many free online resources you can use to trace your family's history. 

Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions

February 24, 2015

Resolutions can be difficult to keep if you approach them the wrong way.

Georgia’s WWII Veterans Honored as “Witnesses to Liberation”

February 3, 2015

The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust shares the stories of 6 WWII veterans from Georgia in their new exhibit in Sandy Springs.

SNAP Benefits Decreasing Today

November 1, 2013

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

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.

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% 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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