The Division of Family & Children Services (DFCS), under the direction of the Georgia Department of Human Resources, provides and administers all welfare and public assistance functions within the county including such programs as Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), adult Medicaid, food stamps, employment services, child and adult protective social services, foster care, and adoption. The Board of Commissioners provides this agency with a facility and funds for operating expenses.
Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm at the DFCS Building at 121 4th Street in Leesburg.
Report child abuse and neglect to (229) 430-5060 during business hours and 1-855-GACHILD or 1-855-422-4453 after 5:00 pm on holidays and weekends.
Georgia One brochure from the Georgia Department of Human Services outlining changes to Georgia DFCS.
Division of Family & Children Services Board
|Name||Term Expires||Appointing Authority|
|Jennifer Goode||6/30/21||County Commission|
|Charles Moore||6/30/21||County Commission|
|Malden Batten||6/30/21||County Commission|
|Joyce Lowthian||6/30/19||County Commission|
|Bobby Watkins||6/30/20||County Commission|
Fax: (229) 759-3004
121 4th Street
Leesburg, Georgia 31763
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm