Legislators prepare for 'silver tsunami'

...his spending recommendations for the next fiscal year. He requested $693,000 in additional funds for adult protective services, workers who investigate cases of elder abuse, and $227,000 for emergency placement for older patients who...

Ga. Senate OKs bill to privatize some state child welfare services; bill now heads to House

...wouldn't address the underlying issues in those deaths, or improve the system. Moss was not in foster care and child protective services would still be the responsibility of the state, they noted.Democrats who sit on the Health and Human Services...

Occupy Columbia case reaches settlement

...said anyone attempting to camp out on the Statehouse grounds after 6 p.m. would be arrested by the Bureau of Protective Services for trespassing.Ha ley said the protesters were free to return in daylight hours but noted that the occupation...

Night at the Movies

...MISTER & PETE (R): Thirteen-year-old Mister and 9-year-old Pete must forage for food while dodging child protective services in the Brooklyn projects. ExchangeINSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 (PG-13): A family is still connected to the spirit...

Night at the Movies

...Mister's mother is arrested, leaving the boy and 9-year-old Pete alone to forage for food while dodging child protective services and the destructive scenarios of the Brooklyn projects. ExchangeINSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 (PG-13): A family is...

SC lawmaker DUI case delayed

...prosecute the case. DPS says it will appeal. The Chesterfield Democrat was arrested in May after a Bureau of Protective Services officer saw him stumbling as he walked into a Statehouse parking garage. Vick got into his car and hit a cone...

Children's services scrutinized

...force and reform in child protective services. Now, with the deaths of...recommendations on improving child protective services, is looking for ideas wherever...Institute by the Georgia Child Protective Services Task Force. "If they haven't...

Task force help OK'd by DFCS

...child falls through the child protective services system. On Friday, local...child is tracked through the protective services system. Critical information...thoughts about Augusta's child protective services. In March, Richmond County...

Night at the Movies

...THE INEVITABLE DEFEAT OF MISTER & PETE (R): Thirteen-year-old Mister and 9-year-old Pete dodge child protective services in the Brooklyn projects. Exchange (ends 10/31)INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 (PG-13): A family is still connected...

Caseloads concerning elderly growing

...Atlanta for the state's Adult Protective Services. "You get in and get out...past 15 years has the Adult Protective Services program made the Georgia Department...Martha Allen, who heads Adult Protective Services. "They may be old and sick...