State and Federal Resources

State Agencies and Departments

Economic and Community Development Agencies

Department of Community Affairs
Community and local economic development assistance; housing information and assistance; construction codes; local environmental planning assistance

Department of Economic Development
Promotion of Georgia as a place to do business; new and existing business assistance; trade; workforce development

Department of Labor
Assistance for job seekers; job training programs; unemployment insurance; labor market data; child labor laws


Education Agencies

Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia
Public colleges and universities; Georgia Archives; the Georgia Public Library System

Bright from the Start - Department of Early Care and Learning
Pre-K, child nutrition programs, child care and Quality Rated, Head Start

Department of Education
State School Superintendent; assistance for public schools; K-12 funding allocation; curriculum and assessments 

Governor’s Office of Student Achievement: Georgia School Reports
Performance and demographic data for Georgia’s public schools

Georgia Student Finance Commission
State scholarships, grants and loans for higher education
 

Fiscal Agencies

Department of Revenue
Tax and refund assistance; vehicle tag renewal and TAVT; license plates; alcohol and tobacco regulation

Georgia Insurance Commissioner
Fire Marshal; industrial loan; regulation of insurance companies; insurance fraud
 

Health and Well-being Agencies

Department of Community Health
Medicaid; State Health Benefit Plan; PeachCare for Kids

Department of Human Services
Services for aging Georgians; child support; Division of Family and Children's Services (DFCS), including foster care and adoption

Department of Public Health
Health promotion; disease prevention; vital records (birth and death certificates)

Department of Veterans Services
Veterans benefits and assistance


Legislative and Judicial Branch Agencies

Georgia General Assembly
The state House of Representatives and the state Senate; legislation

Georgia Supreme Court
The highest state court in Georgia, reviews lower court decisions and has jurisdiction over constitutionality cases and certain other areas


Management of Government

Georgia Building Authority
Maintenance and services for Capitol Hill facilities; building access; food services; Capitol Hill events 

Department of Agriculture
Food safety; plant and animal assistance; promotion of Georgia agricultural products

Department of Natural Resources
Management of Georgia’s coasts; Environmental Protection Division; preservation of historic places; state parks; hunting and fishing regulation; DNR rangers and boater safety

Georgia Public Service Commission
Regulation of telecommunications, electric and natural gas services


Public Safety and Legal Agencies

Department of Community Supervision
Offender supervision for probation and parole; reentry resources

Department of Corrections
Issues pertaining to inmates; state prisons; transitional services; offender education

Department of Juvenile Justice
Facilities for youth offenders, including Regional Youth Detention Centers (RYDC) and Youth Development Campuses (YDC)

Department of Law, Consumer Protection Unit
Assistance for consumers encountering unfair or misleading business practices

Department of Law, Office of the Attorney General
Legal opinions regarding the State of Georgia or its agencies, capital felony appeals, civil cases; legal representation for the State of Georgia

Department of Public Safety
The Georgia State Patrol; Capitol Police; Motor Carrier Compliance

Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Criminal investigations; forensic laboratory services; electronic criminal justice information

Georgia Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency
Prevention and response to man-made and natural disasters 

Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles
Paroles; pardons; reprieves; remissions; commutations

Secretary of State
Voter registration and elections; annual corporate filings; professional licenses; the state’s securities market


Transportation Agencies 

Department of Driver Services
Driver’s licenses and identity credentials

Department of Transportation
State roads and bridges construction and maintenance; interstate highways

Governor's Office of Highway Safety
Provides highway safety data and fact-based analyses to assist communities and safety advocates in implementing effective programs to increase safety on our streets and highways

 


Federal Resources

The White House
 

Georgia's U.S. Senators

Sen. David Perdue

Sen. Johnny Isakson

 

Georgia's Delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives

Use the map below to determine your Congressional district, or use the OpenStates website to search by ZIP code.

Rep. Buddy Carter - 1st District

Rep. Sanford Bishop, Jr. - 2nd District

Rep. Drew Ferguson - 3rd District

Rep. Hank Johnson - 4th District

Rep. John Lewis - 5th District

Rep. Karen Handel - 6th District

Rep. Robert Woodall - 7th District

Rep. Austin Scott - 8th District

Rep. Doug Collins - 9th District

Rep. Jody Hice - 10th District

Rep. Barry Loudermilk - 11th District

Rep. Rick Allen - 12th District

Rep. David Scott - 13th District

Rep. Tom Graves - 14th District