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Sign the petition to hold DFCS accountable

Sign the petition to hold DFCS accountableTime and time again, children are reported in danger and the system can't help.
  • News
  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Crime

DFCS was investigating abuse against girl when she died

DFCS was investigating abuse against girl when she diedHeaven Woods died from blunt force trauma to the abdomen
  • Crime
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Marietta

Markea Berry's family files wrongful death lawsuit against DFCS

Markea Berry's family files wrongful death lawsuit against DFCSA lawsuit filed against DFCS says they could have prevented Markea Berry from starving to death.
  • Marietta
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Politics

New DFCS director starts Monday

New DFCS director starts MondayBobby Cagle will be the interim director of the Division of Family and Children Services.
  • Politics
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

New DFCS director to review thousands of children's files to see if they're in danger

New DFCS director to review thousands of children's files to see if they're in dangerBobby Cagle promises within six months to assure all children in DFCS care are safe.
  • Local
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Flowery Branch

Community helps grandmother buy food

Community helps grandmother buy food11Alive viewers came together to help a hungry family.
  • Flowery Branch
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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USDA cautiously lifts threat to cut food stamp funding

USDA cautiously lifts threat to cut food stamp fundingUSDA cautiously lifts threat to cut food stamp funding. Concerns with call center remain.
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  • 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Local

DHS says Ga. food stamp program back on track

DHS says Ga. food stamp program back on trackUSDA remains concerned
  • Local
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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Could you feed yourself on just $30 a week?

Could you feed yourself on just $30 a week?A local law firm says it's realizing even with benefits, it's hard to feed your family on food stamps.
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  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
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Rep. John Lewis responds to USDA warning letter to state

Rep. John Lewis responds to USDA warning letter to stateLewis: "Georgia seems to have become callous and indifferent to the needs of its most vulnerable people."
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  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
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Timeline of state's food stamp processing system

Timeline of state's food stamp processing systemLet's face it, not a lot of people who receive food stamp benefits like to talk about it in public.
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  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
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Food Stamp problems fail man when he needed help the most

Food Stamp problems fail man when he needed help the mostStories of food stamp hardships continue to surface.
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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Food banks feel stress of food stamp problem

Food banks feel stress of food stamp problemFood banks report spike in demand since the state's persistent problems with its food stamp system.
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Governor has new idea to help families caught in food stamp backlog

Governor has new idea to help families caught in food stamp backlogDHS to ask for permission to automatically approve some food stamp applications.
  • Local
  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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Sources: DFCS breaking rules to get out of backlog

Sources: DFCS breaking rules to get out of backlogAgency accused of approving and denying forms without going through proper procedures
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

DFCS hits deadline to fix food stamp program

DFCS hits deadline to fix food stamp programTime is up for DFCS to prove it has a solid plan in place to fix its troubled food stamp system.
  • Local
  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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Deal on Food Stamps: Working to prevent future backlogs

Deal on Food Stamps: Working to prevent future backlogsThe state rolled out a new system to manage food stamp applications, even though it knew the phone system was inadequate, the computer software outdated, and the staff too small.
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Class action lawsuit filed against DFCS over delays

Class action lawsuit filed against DFCS over delaysLawsuit accuses DFCS of failing to process applications for programs like food stamps and Medicaid in a timely manner.
  • Local
  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago