Food Stamp Application Food Stamp Application The Georgia food stamp program, also known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is given to people in need of federal assistance to purchase food. To qualify for food stamps, you must have an eligible income level based on a number of factors that influence your eligibility. If you would like to apply for the food stamp program, visit the Georgia Gateway website and complete the eligibility pre-screening tool prior to completing an application. Once you have determined that you are eligible to receive federal benefits, you can apply for the Georgia food stamps program. We […]

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Georgia Gateway Renew my Benefits

(Last updated on 5/14/20) Are you trying to renew your Georgia food stamps benefits? Renewing your Georgia food stamp benefits can be a very frustrating process for many SNAP recipients. That’s because the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) provides little to no information online regarding the renewal process. In this post, we’re going to help you renew your food stamps and other benefits by using the GA Gateway website ( In addition, we have provided below updated renewal information for the following benefits program due to the COVID-19 pandemic: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP or Food Stamps) […]

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Hurricane Irma Closes Georgia DFCS

Georgia DFCS Office Closed

Hurricane Irma Closes Georgia DFCS In accordance with the Governor’s state of emergency declaration on Hurricane Irma, all state offices including the Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS), will be closed on Monday, September 11th and Tuesday, September 12th. The Georgia DFCS offices plan to reopen at their normal operating hours on Wednesday, September 13th. This closure also means that all applications, changes, and renewals submitted to Georgia DFCS on those dates will be considered as received on Wednesday, September 13th. Georgia DFCS Releases Food Stamp Benefits Early To help ease the burden of Hurricane Irma’s destruction for low-income […]

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Georgia Gateway Gov Renew my Benefits Online System Down

In this post, we’re going to walk you through the steps of the Georgia Gateway Gov renew my benefits process for food stamps. If you’re not familiar with Georgia Gateway or the Georgia Food Stamps Program, we’re going to help fill you in. The state of Georgia’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as the Food Stamps Program provides monthly benefits to eligible Georgia residents for the purchase of food. The Georgia Food Stamps Program uses the online benefits portal and eligibility determination system Georgia Gateway for a number of social benefit programs. The Georgia Gateway website is a […]

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Georgia Gateway Create an Account

This post is going to walk you through the steps on how to create an account for Georgia Gateway. Georgia Gateway is the new online benefits portal used by the Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) to manage multiple social benefit programs in Georgia, including the food stamps program. The Gateway portal has replaced the Georgia My COMPASS website that was previously used to manage and apply for financial assistance benefits. If you would like to know more about Georgia Gateway including how to create a Georgia Gateway account using our Create an Account Guide, keep reading below. […]

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