Find the Nearest Dekalb County DFCS Office
If you need to find the nearest Dekalb County DFCS Office, we have provided the information below. Scroll down to see the office address and phone number. If you are trying to apply for food stamps or EBT benefits, here are a few articles that will help you through the process, including how to apply for food stamps online, information about the Georgia Food Stamps Income qualifications, how to navigate the gateway.ga.gov website and more.
Dekalb County DFCS Office Locations
Dekalb County DFCS Office
Dekalb County DFCS offices are open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Appointments for non-traditional hours are available upon request.
178 Sams Street
Decatur, Georgia 30030-4134
Direct Office Number (404) 370-5076
Dekalb County DFCS (Satellite office)
30 Warren Street, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30317
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.
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 be 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 Dekalb County DFCS offices information provided or how to apply for food stamps in Georgia, tell us in the comments section below: