Human Services

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The DeKalb County Human Services Department provides a broad range of services designed to meet the needs of DeKalb’s citizens through the following:

  • Maintaining a commitment to improve the overall quality of life for all service populations
  • Identifying and addressing major challenges and problems within known service delivery systems
  • Improving accessibility, accountability, and coordination among professionals and agencies as it relates to the delivery of services
  • Providing information, technical assistance, and other resources to assist all service populations
  • Conducting advocacy, outreach and education initiatives that to address the needs of citizens

The DeKalb County Human Services Department provides a range of services and programs designed to assist people to live successful lives within their communities.  Services within this department are designed for individuals from birth through retirement.

The Human Services Department consists of three Divisions:

  • The Office of Aging
  • The Office of Youth Services
  • The Office of Grants & Human Services Administration

To contact the Office of Aging call the DeKalb Senior Link Line at (770) 322-2950.

To contact the Office of Youth Services call (404) 687-7195

To contact the Office of Grants & Human Services Administration call (404) 270-1178.

 

 

DeKalb Human Services Grant Program 2019 Application

The DeKalb County Human Services Department Office of Grants & Administration announces the 2019-2020 Human Services Grant Application Cycle. The deadline for applications is Friday, June 21, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (EDT). Please click the link below to access the grant program guidelines and application instructions.

 - Guidelines & Application Instructions

- 2019 Human Services Grant Program Application