If you live in Richmond County, GA and are looking for the nearest Richmond County DFCS Office, we have that information for you. See below for a complete list of DFCS offices, and find the one nearest to you. We have also provided below articles you may find relevant as you apply for benefits in the state of Georgia, including a video on the proposed cuts to food stamps by the Trump Administration that may affect your food stamps benefits:
Richmond County DFCS Office Locations
Richmond County DFCS Office
Richmond County DFCS offices are open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Appointments for non-traditional hours are available upon request.
NOTE: The Richmond County DFCS office located at 520 Fenwick Street will be closed temporarily due to a fire. Effective August 9, 2017, DFCS staff will move from the Augusta Technical College to a more long-term temporary location Below. The new Bungalow Road location will serve long-term as the Department’s headquarters until repairs for the Fenwick Street office are complete.
Former Bungalow Road Elementary School
2216 Bungalow Rd.
Augusta, GA 30906
For questions regarding Food Stamps, Medicaid, TANF or Childcare, contact the Georgia One Customer Contact Center at 1-877-423-4746. Fax Number (770) 359-1626 (Only for Food Stamp, Medicaid, TANF or Child Care Verification).
If you want information for other counties in GA, click here.
Trump to Cut Food Stamps
The Trump administration is getting ready to cut billions of dollars from the food stamps program. The administration is saying that millions are on food stamps that should not be on the program. As a result, they are cutting funding for the program. This will affect millions of recipients and make it harder for people applying for food stamps to qualify. Watch the video below to learn more:
How to Apply for Food Stamps
Step 1: Download and Complete Application
Download the application below:
You can request a paper application by visiting your local DFCS office or by calling the Customer Contact Center at 877-423-4746 and asking that an application is mailed to you. Be ready with your mailing address before you call.
Note: As of March 2016, applications for food stamps can no longer be submitted online in the state of Georgia.
Step 2: Submit Completed Application
Submit an application by mail or in person to your local Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) office. You can submit your application to the DFCS Office address shown above or click here to find the closest office in your county of residence.
Step 3: The Interview
After your application is filed, you or a member of your household must be interviewed by a staff person from DFCS. You may be asked to provide proof of identity, citizenship or immigration status, Social Security numbers for those requesting assistance, and proof of household income.
If you have any questions about the Richmond County DFCS offices information provided or how to apply for food stamps in Georgia, tell us in the comments section below: