By Phone: 8 AM 5 PM Mon - Fri
This Division of Family & Children Services is open and operating; however, DFCS is temporarily reducing in-person operations to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As a result, we encourage you to use self-service options during this time.
Apply for Food Stamp and Medicaid benefits at gateway.ga.gov (verification documents and case status info for all benefits [food stamps, Medicaid and TANF] is also available here)
Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT):
888-421-3281 for updates
If you have questions about an existing child welfare case, call your case manager or their supervisor for support.
To report suspected child abuse or neglect, call DFCS Child Protective Services (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) at 1.855.GACHILD