Dougherty County Child Services (Georgia)

A Dougherty County Child Abuse Prevention Center is a government agency at the Georgia State, Dougherty County, or local level that is charged with protecting children from abuse and neglect. Dougherty County Child Abuse Centers provide a number of child protective services, 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 in Dougherty County, GA. 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

Dougherty County Child, Youth, and Family Services is a government agency at the GA State, Dougherty County, or local level that provides a range of services to assist children, youth, and families. Child, Youth, and Family Services Offices offer early childhood services, including childcare support, family nutrition programs, and support for children with developmental delays. These offices may also run programs to end youth homelessness, prevent adolescent pregnancy, and prevent violence against children and youth in Dougherty County. Some Child, Youth, and Family Services programs also manage Dougherty County foster care and adoption services.

Albany Division of Child Support Services Albany GA 200 West Oglethorpe Boulevard 31701 229-430-4364

Dougherty County Juvenile Justice is a division of the legal system at the Georgia State, Dougherty County, or local level that focuses on youthful offenders. The Juvenile Justice System incorporates a number of government agencies, including Dougherty County Courts, law enforcement, corrections, and social services. Juvenile Justice Centers offer rehabilitation services, detain youth awaiting formal processing in Dougherty County 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, a 31707 229-430-3827

A Dougherty County WIC Office is a local branch of the Federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Dougherty County WIC programs provide 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 Georgia social services.

Dougherty County Health Department WIC Office Albany GA 1710 South Slappey Boulevard 31701 229-430-6280