child welfare agencies georgia

Georgia Child Welfare Agencies

The Georgia Child Welfare Agency (also called the Department of Human Services, Department of Human Resources, Department of Children and Families, or Department of Public Welfare) can help you with issues of pregnancy, parenting, foster care, and adoption. The professionals in these offices can be very helpful to a birth mother or birth father. This site lists the State Child Welfare website for every state and provides you with a link to their website.

Child Welfare Agencies in Georgia

Georgia Dept of Human Resources
2 Peachtree Street, NW
Suite 29-213
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Division of Family and Children Services
Director: Mary Dean Harvey
Phone: 404-657-5202
Food Stamps and other benefits, Adoption, Child Protective Services, Foster Care

Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Addictive Diseases
Director: Gwendolyn Skinner
404-657-2252

MHDDAD Constituent Services: 404-657-2258
Address: MHDDAD Constituent Services
2 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 22-202
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
For developmental disabilities and addictive disease services, contact a MHDDAD regional office.

Office of Child Support Services
Director: Keith Horton
404-921-1490

Child Welfare Agencies in Georgia

Click here to find child welfare agencies in other states

Additional Areas of Interest

Georgia child nutrition programs include free and low-cost food, nutrition information, and preschool and school nutrition programs.

Georgia Food Banks distribute free food to those in need.

Georgia Food Stamp Program helps persons with low-incomes to obtain food.

Georgia WIC provides free food, nutrition counseling, and referrals at no charge.

Georgia Department of Education can provide you with information about school nutrition and pregnancy programs.

Georgia Department of Health can provide nutrition information and help as well as help with pregnancy and post-pregnancy concerns.

Georgia Medicaid can help you with answers about free services offered to you and your child.

Please visit our home page to read about our commitment to assist you and other pregnant women and birth mothers free of charge regardless of whether you place a child for adoption or intend on raising your child yourself. One the ways we can help you is to help you find the information you need when you need it.  With that in mind please click the following link to see our complete list of government assistance programs.