Food Stamps for College Students

Food Stamps for College Students

In today’s post, we are going to review food stamps for college students. There is a lot of confusion about this topic including whether or not college students can get food stamps. We’re going to break down this down for you and answer any questions you may regarding food stamps for college students. This post will answer the following popular questions about students and food stamps: What are food stamps? Can college students get food stamps? How can I get food stamps as a college student? How do I apply for food stamps as a college student? To find out […]

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Gateway.ga.gov System Down

Updated: October 8, 2018 In our post today, we are going to address a common issue that food stamp recipients have with the Georgia Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This issue relates to the online benefits portal that the Georgia food stamps program uses for the management of benefits. The online benefits portal, Georgia Gateway allows Georgia residents to apply, manage, renew, and update information pertaining to their benefits. Georgia Gateway manages benefits for the following government programs: Medicaid Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Food Stamps Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Women Infants and Children (WIC) Child Care […]

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www.compass.ga.gov Renew My Benefits

"www.compass.ga.gov Renew My Benefits"

In today’s post, we’re going to walk you through how to renew your benefits using your Georgia COMPASS (Common Point of Access to Social Services) account. The Georgia COMPASS website is a benefits application and account management site for health and human services, including food stamp benefits. If you wish to apply for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance  Program (SNAP), also known as the food stamp program you can do so by using your Georgia COMPASS account. For a step-by-step guide on how to apply for food stamps in Georgia, read our previous post. For help on how to renew your food […]

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Georgia EBT

"Georgia EBT"

Do you want to know if you qualify for Georgia EBT benefits, get application information or do you want to check your EBT Balance? You’ve come to the right place. We have information below: Are you and your households in need of food assistance and are considering applying for SNAP EBT? There are guidelines you have to meet to be approved. A big part depends on how many people are in your household and what your total household income is. Here are the income guidelines based on the size of your household: Once you put it an application, you will […]

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10 Facts about the Georgia Food Stamp Program

"10 Facts about the Georgia Food Stamp Program"

In today’s post, we’re going to uncover ten little-known facts about the Georgia Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as the food stamp program. The Georgia food stamp program provides eligible, low-income households with monthly cash benefits to purchase nutritious foods from approved grocery stores. This program is mandated by the Georgia Department of Human Services. In the past year there have been many changes affecting the Georgia food stamp program. The new program changes require that all “able-bodied” adults that do not have children have a job or are enrolled into job training. If they do not fulfill […]

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