Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposed $903 million Department of Human Services (DHS) budget for the 2023 fiscal year includes cost of living adjustments (COLA) for state workers as well as some additional investments in Georgia’s foster care system that
The Governor is requesting very small increases in select programs administered by the Department of Human Services (DHS). The request amends the current fiscal year (FY 2021) spending plan by providing a .5 percent bump in spending, and
Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposed $800 million Department of Human Services budget for the 2021 fiscal year includes cuts to critical programs that support Georgia’s foster care system and help ensure the safety and protection of Georgia’s most vulnerable children. The
More Investments for Big System Reforms Governor Brian Kemp’s proposed $825 million Department of Human Services budget for the 2020 fiscal year includes new support to meet the needs of Georgia’s foster care system and to help ensure the safety
Human Services Budget Overview Georgia’s Department of Human Services oversees state spending to protect children and the elderly as well as provide non-medical assistance to people with low incomes. State funding for the agency is $797 million in 2019, about
Foster Care Services Get Increases for Foster Parents, Child Placement Agencies Gov. Nathan Deal’s proposed $788 million Department of Human Services budget for the 2019 fiscal year includes new support to meet the growing needs in the state’s foster care
With the foster care population on the rise and caseworker loads increasing, the state budget for child welfare is struggling to meet the needs of the Georgia Division of Family Services Read more.