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Current Providers


The mission of the Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) Foster Care program is to strengthen families, protect children from further abuse and neglect and to assure that every child has a permanent family. The private provider community is an important and integral part of DFCS's ability to achieve its mission. The Room Board and Watchful Oversight (RBWO) supports the DFCS mission and provides guidance to Child Caring Institutions and Child Placing Agencies contracted with DFCS.

Resources For Current Providers



Please click on the appropriate check for forms and instructions. For upcoming training information, click on the Training Calendar
The Office of Provider Management hosts trainings for current providers, including the 120-hour RBWO Foundations training for new staff in specified roles, Reasonable and Prudent Parenting, Every Child Every Month (ECEM), and other topics. GA+SCORE also posts training information supplied by other DFCS departments, including IMPACT Train-the-Trainer sessions. OPM may also post registration information for other public and private trainings of interest to RBWO providers.
The latest eblasts and announcements are listed below, or click "All announcements" for all posted eblasts.
All approved Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) policy is available on their Online Directives Information System(ODIS) website under the Manuals, Policies and Procedures heading. Look for Department of Family and Children Services and then Child Welfare.

Frequently Asked Current Provider Questions



Where are the key documents for current providers?
Can I log into GA+SCORE?
How do I log into GA+SCORE?
What is GA SHINES?
For CPAs: How do I remove a foster home member in GA+SCORE?

Upcoming Events


MAR
4
Mon

NTDC Training

THIS COURSE IS FULL
NTDC Train-The-Trainer (TTT)
Location: Goshen Valley: 225 Reformation Parkway, Suite 118, Canton, GA 30114
Office: 770-345-9535
Seats 25 max
Trainer: Donna

MAR
6
Wed

RBWO Roles and Responsibilities

RBWO Roles and Responsibilities
This is a 2 hour workshop that supports the dissemination of information about the role requirements for RBWO Providers.
Register here

MAR
6
Wed

RBWO Roles and Responsibilities

RBWO Roles and Responsibilities
This is a 2 hour workshop that supports the dissemination of information about the role requirements for RBWO Providers.
Register here

MAR
11
Mon

RBWO Foundations

RBWO Foundations: Classroom Component
RBWO Foundations Classroom Training is conducted using a hybrid model. There will be four (4) days of virtual training via Microsoft Teams. Participants will then be required to take the test in person. Testing will be done in Norcross, GA. Testing will be done the week after training concludes. The testing dates are listed on the registration website. Participants will sign up for their testing date and time at the conclusion of classroom training.

MAR
18
Mon

NTDC Training

NTDC Train-The-Trainer (TTT)
Trainer: Tammy

MAR
21
Thu

RBWO Provider Contact Standards Overview

RBWO Provider Contact Standards Overview
This 2- hour workshop supports the dissemination of information about the contact and documentation requirements for RBWO Providers.

MAR
21
Thu

RBWO Provider Contact Standards Overview

RBWO Provider Contact Standards Overview
This 2- hour workshop supports the dissemination of information about the contact and documentation requirements for RBWO Providers.

MAR
25
Mon

RBWO Foundations

RBWO Foundations: Classroom Component
RBWO Foundations Classroom Training is conducted using a hybrid model. There will be four (4) days of virtual training via Microsoft Teams. Participants will then be required to take the test in person. Testing will be done in Norcross, GA. Testing will be done the week after training concludes. The testing dates are listed on the registration website. Participants will sign up for their testing date and time at the conclusion of classroom training.

APR
1
Mon

NTDC Training

NTDC Train-The-Trainer (TTT)
Location: Uniting Hope: 1949 Hwy 81, Suite 300, Loganville, GA 30052
Trainer: Donna

APR
15
Mon

NTDC Training

THIS COURSE IS FULL
NTDC Train-The-Trainer (TTT)
Trainer: Donna

MAY
13
Mon

NTDC Training

NTDC Train-The-Trainer (TTT)
Location: Southern Reg
Trainer: Donna

MAY
20
Mon

NTDC Training

NTDC Train-The-Trainer (TTT)
Trainer: Tammy

JUN
10
Mon

NTDC Training

NTDC Train-The-Trainer (TTT)
Trainer: Tammy

JUN
24
Mon

NTDC Training

THIS COURSE IS FULL
NTDC Train-The-Trainer (TTT)
Trainer: Tammy