Search for Dougherty County Georgia child services programs provided by Child, Youth and Family Services, Child Support Offices, Child Abuse Prevention Offices, Juvenile Justice Centers and WIC Offices.
A Child Abuse Prevention Center is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that is charged with protecting children from abuse and neglect. Child Abuse Centers provide a number of services to protect children, including collecting reports on suspected child abuse or neglect, investigating suspected cases of abuse or neglect, and providing services to prevent child abuse and domestic violence. Child Abuse Offices may also offer training, support, and assistance on how to report and prevent child abuse.
Dougherty County Department of Family and Children Services Albany GA 217 West Oglethorpe Boulevard 31701 229-430-4118
A Child Support Office is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that assists custodial parents in obtaining financial support for their children. Child Support Offices provide a number of services to support children’s welfare, including establishing paternity, locating non-custodial parents, and collecting child support payments. Child Support Offices also help enforce court orders for child support and assist families in receiving additional benefits for children. Child Support Offices provide services for anyone in the community who may be eligible for child support payments.
Albany Division of Child Support Services Albany GA 200 West Oglethorpe Boulevard 31701 229-430-4364
Juvenile Justice is a division of the legal system at the state, county, or local level that focuses on youthful offenders. The Juvenile Justice System incorporates a number of government agencies, including courts, law enforcement, corrections, and social services. Juvenile Justice Centers offer rehabilitation services, detain youth awaiting formal processing in detention centers, and provide education, counseling, and other services to youth. Juvenile Justice Centers also offer reentry services for youth who have been released from a juvenile correction facility.
Albany Georgia Juvenile Justice Albany GA 1500 Gillionville Road 31707 229-430-3827
A WIC Office is a local branch of the federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). WIC program provides nutrition assistance for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, infants, and children. WIC Offices provide services to income-eligible families who require food assistance. In addition to nutritional assistance, WIC Offices provide additional benefits, including health screenings, nutrition and health education, breastfeeding promotion and support, and help obtaining other social services.
Dougherty County Health Department WIC Office Albany GA 1710 South Slappey Boulevard 31701 229-430-6280