Sumter County, Georgia 
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Family & Children Services
Responsibilities
Contact
Judy Hall
Director

502A S. Lee St.
P.O. Box 1669
Americus, GA  31709

Ph: (229) 931-2462
Ph: (229) 931-2463
Fx: (229) 931-2620

Hours
Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) is responsible for:
  • Welfare and employment support
  • Protecting children
  • Foster care and other services, which strengthen families

The DFCS is the part of the Department of Human Resources that:
  • Investigates child abuse
  • Finds foster homes for abused and neglected children
  • Helps low income out-of-work parents get back on their feet
  • Assists with childcare costs for low income parents who are working or in job training
  • Provides numerous support services and innovative programs to help troubled families 


Sumter County
500 W. Lamar St.
P.O. Box 295
Americus, Georgia 31709
Ph: (229) 928-4500
Fax: (229) 928-4503
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm