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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Social Services

State-Administered Benefits Moving from COMPASS to the New Georgia Gateway Portal

March 7, 2017

If you use COMPASS to manage your state-administered benefits, you might've already noticed that the online portal is transitioning to Georgia Gateway. See how the change affects you.

Save on Your Heating Bill with Energy Assistance

February 9, 2017

Do you see your heating bill growing higher and higher? If you’re considered a low-income family, you may be eligible for energy assistance through the Division of Family and Children Services.

Amber Alerts Save Lives

January 12, 2017

Amber Alerts have helped save over hundreds of children in 20 years. Now, with the use of technology and the Wireless Emergency Alert System, the chances are better for saving even more.

Transportation Options for the Elderly

December 22, 2016

Driving can be a huge burden for us as we grow older - it can be stressful and cause fear. Find out about safe and reliable transportation options available for the elderly around the state.

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.

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