Department of Family and Children Services

This agency, under the guidance of the Georgia Department of Human Resources Region 5, provides and administers all welfare, and public assistance functions for the county including programs as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Medicaid, food stamps and child protective services.

Meetings


10:00 a.m. on the 4th Wednesday of every other month at the Jackson County DFCS Office, 456 Athens Street, Jefferson, GA.  

Members 


Carolyn Thurmond 
5 Year Term Expiring 6/30/2021
Appointing Authority:  Board of Commissioners, District 1

Henry Slocum 
5 Year Term Expiring 6/30/2019
Appointing Authority:  Board of Commissioners, District 2
 
James Deaton 
5 Year Term Expiring 6/30/2020
Appointing Authority:  Board of Commissioners, District 3

Jeannie Parham
5 Year Term Expiring 6/30/2018
Appointing Authority:  Board of Commissioners, District 4

Shirley Kennedy 
5 Year Term Expiring 6/30/2018
Appointing Authority:  Board of Commissioners, District 5