202 North Wilson Street, Fort Gaines, Georgia, 39851

tel: (229) 768 2511

The Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) is the part of DHS that investigates child abuse; finds foster homes for abused and neglected children; helps low income, out-of-work parents get back on their feet; assists with childcare costs for low income parents who are working or in job training; and provides numerous support services and innovative programs to help troubled families.

Clay County DFCS
County Director - Mary Shaver, Interim
Direct Office Number (229) 931-2414




To report child abuse, call the CPS Central Intake Center at 1-855-422-4453


For questions regarding Food Stamps, Medicaid, TANF or Childcare, contact the Georgia One Customer Contact Center at 1-877-423-4746
Fax Number (706) 256-9390 (Only for Food Stamp, Medicaid, TANF or Child Care Verification)


*Clay County DFCS has non-traditional hours. They are: Open:  Monday, Wednesday and Friday (8:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Closed: Tuesday & Thursday