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Department of Human Services
Division of Family and Children Services

Mark Akridge
P.O. Box 518 / 267 East Johnson St.
Hartwell, GA 30643
(706) 856-2740
FAX (706) 856-2792

Days and Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
8:00am – 5:00pm

Financial Services

  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Cash Aid to Families With Dependent Children
  • Employment Services (Required for TANF Recipients)
  • Food Stamps
  • Medicaid
  • Limited Emergency and Seasonal Energy Assistance
  • Child Support Referral
  • Child Care

Social Services

  • Adoption and Adoption Assistance
  • Foster Care for Children
  • Child Protective Services
  • Parenting Information
  • Preventive Services
  • Referrals for Other Services

"Protecting kids. .helping families"

Office at 267 East Johnson St.

The Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) is responsible for welfare and employment support, protecting children, foster care and other services to strengthen families.

Purpose: To be the community service agency of choice for Hart County residents.

Charges for Services: None

Go to Georgia Department Human Services

Go to Georgia Department of Family Children Services

See DFCS Fact Sheet

DHS MIssion: To strengthen Georgia's families - supporting their self-sufficiency and heloing them protect their vulnerable children and adults by being a resource to their families, not a substitute.