The Georgia Food Stamp program provides monthly benefits to low-income households to help pay for the cost of food. A household may be one person living alone, a family, or several, unrelated individuals living together who routinely purchase and prepare meals together. Anyone may apply for food stamp benefits. The program helps households that have limited income and resources.
General Program Requirements
For this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Georgia and fall into one of two groups: (1) those with a current bank balance (savings and checking combined) under $2,001, or (2) those with a current bank balance (savings and checking combined) under $3,001 who share their household with a person or persons age 60 and over, or with a person with a disability (a child, your spouse, a parent, or yourself).
In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:
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Your Next StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.
Visit https://compass.ga.gov/selfservice/ for detailed application information.
Program Contact Information
You can call the Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) directly toll-free at:1-800-869-1150
To learn more about the Georgia Food Stamps program, please visit:http://dfcs.dhs.georgia.gov/food-stamps