Tue., April 30, 2013 3:44pm
Georgia’s Department of Human Services is losing more than $9 million due to federal budget cuts called sequestration. Programs for the aging will lose nearly $3 million.
Wed., April 10, 2013 3:00pm
About 8,000 Georgians with new disabilities have been unable to receive training needed to get a job. Georgia's Vocational Rehabilitation Agency has been experiencing severe budget cuts since October. Now the programs require the newly disabled to go on a waiting list to receive the training they need to match their skills with jobs.
Tue., December 28, 2010 6:57pm
The state soon will be mailing Georgia's low income kids and children in foster care a book a month from the day they're born until their fifth birthday. The Human Services Department brokered a deal with a literacy group, the Ferst Foundation. It'll cost the state about $1.4 million a year, according to preliminary estimates.
Tue., October 19, 2010 12:08pm
A state official says more Georgians than originally projected were able to get a financial boost through a federal stimulus program.
Mon., May 10, 2010 3:43pm
A senior center has banned seniors from public prayer, citing state and fed
Fri., October 23, 2009 11:47am
The department says it’s been able to keep a closer watch on the facilities
Wed., October 7, 2009 7:48am
Georgia residents who lost food bought with food stamps in last month’s flo
Sat., August 29, 2009 11:00am
The Ga. Department of Human Services 12 day furlough plan won’t affect crit