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Department of Human Services, Division of Family and Children Services

The Department of Human Services' Division of Family and Children Services accepts applications for Medicaid, assists low-income families with income supplements through Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), finds adoptive and foster homes for neglected children, investigates child abuse, manages the Food Stamp program, and subsidizes child care costs for low-income families through Childcare and Parent Services (CAPS).


2 Peachtree Street, NW Suite 18-486
Atlanta, GA 30303

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How do I apply for Medicaid?

You'll need to submit a completed application to your local DFCS office, by mail, telephone, fax, or email. Learn more about Medicaid.

How do I apply for food stamps, TANF or CAPS?

Apply for all of these benefits online at Georgia Gateway.

Where is my local DFCS office?

Search for your county office to find street addresses and contact numbers.