COMMUNITY AGENCIES / ASSOCIATIONS - FOR FAMILIES
Provides information on all government services for GA residents.
Georgia Early Learning and Development Standards (GELDS)
What you may expect to see in a child’s learning and development, as well as what you can do to encourage learning in everyday experiences.
The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program is designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency.
PeachCare for Kids® is a comprehensive health care program for uninsured children living in Georgia.
Child Care Bureau - Supports low income working families through financial assistance.
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps keep families safe and healthy through initiatives that assist families with energy costs.
SNAP offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities.
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law that makes available a free appropriate public education to eligible children with disabilities throughout the nation and ensures special education and related services to those children.
The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program is a federally-funded health and nutrition program© for: Infants and Children age 1 to 5 years (including foster children), Pregnant Women, Breastfeeding Mothers (up to 1 year), Postpartum Women (up to 6 months).
As the largest division in the Georgia Department of Community Health, the Medical Assistance Plans Division administers the Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids® programs which provides health care for children, pregnant women, and people who are aging, blind and/or disabled.
The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provides health coverage to eligible children, through both Medicaid and separate CHIP programs.
CACFP provides aid to child and adult care institutions and family or group day care homes for the provision of nutritious foods that contribute to the wellness, healthy growth, and development of young children, and the health and wellness of older adults and chronically impaired disabled persons.
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
Council on Accreditation for After School Programs (COA After School)
Request help through United Way 211 and be referred to local, community services that are available to meet your needs. United Way 211 serves Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, Liberty Counties.
Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning is the state’s child care
regulatory body. For more information on the rules and regulations or to view provider’s monitoring reports and/or complaint investigations visit the Bright from the Start website.
In Georgia, financial assistance or childcare subsidies are handled through the Department of Family and Children Services. For more information visit the DFACS Child Care Subsidy website or contact your county's DFACS Subsidy Office.
Childcare Tax Credit Information
Military Families Learning Network
SEARCH FOR A NATIONALLY ACCREDITED CHILD CARE PROGRAM
RULES & REGULATIONS