Georgia DFCS Closes Offices due to Inclement Weather

Georgia DFCS Closes Offices due to Inclement Weather In response to the winter storm that just barreled through most of the South, Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) will be closed in select counties on Wednesday, January 3rd, and Thursday, January 4th. A full list of DFCS office closures by county are below: DFCS Offices Closed Wednesday, January 3, 2018 Atkinson Bacon Ben Hill Berrien Brantley Brooks Bryan Bulloch Camden Charlton Chatham Clinch Coffee Cook Echols Effingham Glynn Irwin Lanier Liberty Long McIntosh Lowndes Pierce Tift Turner Ware DFCS Offices Closed Thursday, January 4, 2018 Bryan Bulloch Camden Chatham […]

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Georgia Food Stamp Benefits Replacement

"Georgia Food Stamp Benefits Replacement"

Georgia food stamp recipients residing in 69 counties are eligible to receive additional benefits to cover food lost during the power outages caused by Hurricane Irma. Food stamp benefits replacement has been issued to the EBT accounts of recipients in the 69 Georgia counties as of September 25, 2017. The United States Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service, which oversees the food stamp benefits program in Georgia, approved the state’s request to replace 45 percent of September’s benefit allotment for customers living in the 69 counties most significantly affected by the storm. The waiver allows Georgia residents whose 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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