Human Services

Welcome to the DeKalb County Human Services Department!

Human Services is defined as having the objective of meeting human needs through the following:

  • Focus on prevention as well as remediation of problems
  • Maintaining a commitment to improving the overall quality of life of service populations
  • Promotion of improved service delivery systems
  • Improve accessibility, accountability, and coordination among professionals and agencies in service delivery
  • Empowering seniors to stay active and engaged in the community
  • Facilitation of youth programs that positively impact the community
  • Providing technical assistance and funding opportunities for local non-profit agencies

The Human Services Department has three divisions:

  • Office of Senior Affairs 
  • Office of Youth Services
  • Human Services Grants Administration