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 Mandated Reporter Forms: Microsoft Word | Adobe Reader

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 6/30/26 County Commission
Shawn McTyeire 6/30/26 County Commission
Malden Batten 6/30/26 County Commission
Melissa Edmondson 6/30/24 County Commission
Dana Hager 6/30/25 County Commission

Contact Information
Robert Lee

Phone: 1-877-423-4746
Fax: (229) 759-3004

121 4th Street
Leesburg, Georgia 31763
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Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Georgia DFCS Website