Human Services

 

COVID-19: UPDATE
DeKalb County Buildings Closed To The Public

- Services Still Available -

 

HUMAN SERVICES GRANT PROGRAM

The DeKalb County Human Services Grant program provides supplemental funding to local non-profits who address community needs throughout DeKalb County. These grants expand the capabilities of non-profits to service more individuals in need.

SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Afterschool Programs
  • Mentoring & Tutoring for Youth
  • Foster Care Support & Adoption Assistance
  • Assistive Technology for Individuals with Disabilities & Adaptive Reading Materials for the Blind
  • Temporary Housing for the Homeless
  • Rental Assistance
  • Utility Assistance
  • Financial Literacy Education
  • Job Readiness Skills
  • Health Care
  • Health & Wellness Services
  • Legal Aid
  • Food Distributed through Food Panties
  • Referral Services
  • Behavioral Health Counselling
  • Mental Health Counselling
  • Victim Assistance
  • Crisis Intervention
 
HUMAN SERVICES RESOUCE GUIDES
 
THIS SUMMER'S VIRTUAL VILLAGE RETURNS WITH AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMMING!
 
 

Virtual Village 2.0

Program dates October 5 – December 12

When the learning day is over, kids and youth still need to engage in activities to keep them entertained and help them thrive. After-school programs have been shown to improve students’ academic performance, encouraging physical activity and good dietary habits, and improve classroom behavior.

Virtual Village 2.0 offers classes Monday – Saturday, including:

  • Girl Scouts, More to Explore
  • Be Someone Chess Program
  • University Bridges
  • Helping All Students Master Mathematics and much more!

To view all program offerings and to register, please visit DeKalbOYS.org


HUMAN SERVICES HELPS SENIORS BEAT THE COVID BLUES!
 
 

Even though the senior centers are closed because of Covid-19 you can still attend classes from the comfort of your home!

Do you miss your fitness and lifelong learning classes? Through the virtual learning environment, you can still enjoy your favorite classes and interact with instructors and members! 

Choose from Chair Aerobics, Piano, Guitar, Martial Arts, Yoga and so much more. Invite your friends and family to check out the classes with you too!

Visit http://louwalkercenter.com to check out the schedules for all senior virtual program - join in the fun- FREE OF CHARGE!

Please contact us at lwsc@dekalbcountyga.gov if you have any questions.

 

COVID-19 UPDATES

The mission of the DeKalb County Human Services Department is to support the development of safe families, neighborhoods, and communities for the citizens of DeKalb. The services and programs offered are designed to support DeKalb residents from birth through end of life.

      Core Values:

      - Provide the Best Customer Service 
      - Produce Data-Driven Solutions
      - Exemplify Integrity
      - Execute a Responsive and Responsible Delivery of Services
      - Encourage Community Support and Respect for Diversity
      - Foster Teamwork for Successful Outcomes

HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENTS

 

 

NEWSLETTER 2019

ANNUAL REPORT 2018