The DeKalb County Department of Family & Children Services (DFCS) has relocated its office and all operations to 2300 Parklake Drive, Atlanta as of Monday, Feb. 3. The previous location, 178 Sams Street, Decatur, permanently closed its doors on Friday, Jan. 31.
DeKalb County residents now will need to apply for all services at the new location: 2300 Park Lake Drive, Atlanta.Operating hours are weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday to walk-in customers – except holidays.
The new 113,000-square-foot office building houses over 500 DFCS staff, and is expected to serve more than 100,000 DeKalb families.
DFCS, which provides economic assistance and child welfare services to DeKalb County residents, used a staggered system to move staff to the new location throughout the winter to ensure minimal disruptions to our families.
For more information, call 404-370-5000. To report child abuse or neglect, call the DFCS CPS Intake Communication Center at 1-855-GA-CHILD (1-855-422-4453).