You are here

This Week in GeorgiaGov: Social Services

Georgia’s Opioid Epidemic and Ways to Get Help

December 12, 2017

Georgia is #11 in the U.S. with opioid overdose deaths. Fortunately, we have the education and training to slow down this terrible disease and save the lives of our loved ones.

New Georgia Gateway Now Online for State-Administered Benefits

September 19, 2017

COMPASS has been replaced by Georgia Gateway. This new integrated benefits system brings together Childcare and Parents Services (CAPS); PeachCare for Kids®; Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP/Food Stamps); Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); Women, Infants, and Children (WIC); and Medicaid programs.

Funding Continued Needs of People with Brain and Spinal Injuries

September 14, 2017

When someone faces a brain or spinal injury, they often need more support than the initial hospital costs. The Georgia Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund sets out to meet these continued needs.

Grandparents and Relative Caregivers Find Support With the Kinship Navigator Program

April 6, 2017

Are you raising your relative’s child? Find resources and support with the Kinship Navigator program.

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.

Pages