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Georgia SNAP Payment Schedule for August 2023

In the state of Georgia, there are 750,630 households receiving SNAP benefits or Food Stamps, with 1,505,624 Georgians receiving benefits in April 2023 alone. If you are currently receiving SNAP benefits in Georgia, knowing when your food stamps will be deposited into your EBT card is important. This helps you better budget and plan for the month. With that said, this article will provide you with the Georgia SNAP Payment Schedule for August 2023.

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Georgia SNAP Payment Schedule for August 2023

In the state of Georgia, SNAP benefits are distributed by the Division of Family & Children Services (DFCS).

In addition, there is no single date on which all SNAP benefits are issued.

Instead, benefits are sent out over a 10-day period each month.

Your Georgia EBT Deposit Date varies based on the last two-digits of your Georgia Food Stamps ID number.

GA Food Stamp benefits will be made available in your EBT Card account by 6am EST on your scheduled deposit day.

See below for the Georgia SNAP payment schedule for August 2023:

If your ID Number ends in: Benefits are deposited on:
00-09 Saturday, August 5th
10-19 Monday, August 7th
20-29 Wednesday, August 9th
30-39 Friday, August 11th
40-49 Sunday, August 13th
50-59 Tuesday, August 15th
60-69 Thursday, August 17th
70-79 Saturday, August 19th
80-89 Monday, August 21st
90-99 Wednesday, August 23rd

If you need additional help, including how to find your GA SNAP ID Number, check out our Georgia EBT Payment Schedule for 2023. For the June 2023 schedule, click here

Do food stamps deposit on weekends?

Food stamp benefits in Georgia deposit on a specific day each the month, which varies depending on the recipient’s ID number.

However, weekends and holidays may affect the exact timing of the deposit.

Typically, SNAP benefits are available in your Georgia EBT Card account by 6 am on your scheduled deposit date.

To confirm your EBT Deposit Date, log in to your Georgia Gateway online account or contact the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS).

Food Stamps: August Benefits for Georgia Recipients

All SNAP households should receive their August benefits according to schedule.

If you did not receive your food stamps on schedule, call the SNAP office to find out why.

You can use your SNAP benefits to shop online, including on Amazon.

Additionally, you can use SNAP benefits to purchase produce at farmers’ markets, including markets that offer double bucks.

What is the Georgia Food Stamps Phone Number?

If you need help applying for food stamps in Georgia or have further questions about how the SNAP program works, call Customer Call Center at 1-877-423-4746.

Extra Food Stamps in Georgia for 2023

Is Georgia giving extra food stamps this month?

No, Georgia will not be distributing emergency allotment SNAP benefits in August 2023. Over 798,000 Georgia households will not be receiving the extra food stamp benefits through P-SNAP for August.

Why did the Extra Food Stamps end in Georgia?

The extra food stamp benefits in Georgia was passed to help families facing hardship due to the pandemic. The pandemic SNAP benefits, also known as P-SNAP added an extra $95 in benefits to Georgia EBT Cards each month.

In June 2022, each SNAP household in Georgia began receiving their normal food stamp benefits. In addition, SNAP eligibility requirements, including household size, income, and deductions will go back to their normal standards.

As of March 1st, 2023, the extra food stamp benefits have ended for all states. This means that the Emergency Allotment benefits will no longer be issued in any state.

To learn more about the extra food stamps in Georgia, read our complete article.

How much will I receive in food stamps in Georgia?

How much food stamps will I get in GA?

The chart below shows the maximum SNAP benefits you can get based on the number of people in your household.

To calculate the exact amount you are likely to get based on your household income, see our post on Georgia SNAP Calculator.

Maximum SNAP Benefit Amount by Household Size for Fiscal Year 2023
Effective October 1, 2022 – September 30, 2023
Household Size Maximum SNAP Benefit Allotment
1 $281
2 $516
3 $740
4 $939
5 $1,116
6 $1,339
7 $1,480
8 $1,691
Each Additional Household Member: Add $211

Georgia Food Stamps Income Limit for 2023

To qualify for food stamps in Georgia, your gross monthly income must not be more than 130% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL).

For the fiscal year 2023, here are the gross and net income limits for Georgia Food Stamps eligibility.

This income limit chart is effective from October 1, 2022 to September 30, 2023.

Georgia SNAP Income Eligibility Standards for Fiscal Year 2023
Effective October 1, 2022 – September 30, 2023
Household Size Monthly Net Income (100% of FPL) Monthly Gross Income (130% of FPL)
1 $1,133 $1,473
2 $1,526 $1,984
3 $1,920 $2,495
4 $2,313 $3,007
5 $2,706 $3,518
6 $3,100 $4,029
7 $3,493 $4,541
8 $3,886 $5,052
Each Additional Household Member: Add $394 $512

What stores accept Georgia EBT Online?

Currently, there are 17 stores that accept Georgia EBT Cards online as payment.

You can use your GA EBT Card and food stamp benefits to purchase approved grocery items and have it delivered directly to your door.

However, your Georgia SNAP benefits cannot be use to pay for delivery fees.

Currently, the following stores accept Georgia SNAP online:

  1. Aldi
  2. Amazon
  3. BJs Wholesale Club
  4. Earth Fare
  5. Food City
  6. Food Lion
  7. Kroger
  8. Little Giant Farmers Market
  9. Nam Dae Mun Farmers Market
  10. Piggly Wiggly (HAC)
  11. Publix
  12. Sam’s Club Scan and Go
  13. Shoppers Value Foods (Macon)
  14. Sprouts Farmers Market
  15. Target
  16. Walmart
  17. Whole Foods

Georgia Power Provides Financial Assistance to Renters in Need

Georgia Power, in collaboration with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, is offering financial assistance to around 200,000 eligible customers in nearly 300 zip codes across the state.

The initiative aims to help renters facing difficulties in paying their utility bills, particularly those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The utility assistance program allows qualified applicants to receive support with their past-due electricity bills, helping them navigate challenging times.

To be eligible, applicants must rent their homes, be Georgia Power customers residing in income-qualified zip codes, and have a balanced bill on their Georgia Power account. A

Assistance is provided through in-person application help sessions and must be applied for before the deadline of March 31.

2023 Summer P-EBT in Georgia

Georgia has been approved to issue Summer 2023 P-EBT benefits to eligible households with school children.

The Georgia Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits for Summer 2023 will be issued to 925,000 schoolchildren in the state.

Each eligible child will receive a $120 payment.

Summer 2023 P-EBT payments will begin going out in June 2023.

All payments will be submitted to eligible households by the end of August 2023.

To learn more about Summer P-EBT 2023 in Georgia, read our complete article.

Georgia SNAP Payment Schedule for August 2023 Summary

Here’s the bottom line about the Georgia SNAP Payment Schedule for August 2023:

SNAP households in all Georgia counties will have their food stamp benefits deposited into their EBT Card account between August 5th and August 23rd.

Questions?

We hope this post on the Georgia SNAP Payment Schedule for August was helpful.

If you have further questions about Georgia SNAP or EBT Card, please let us know in the comments section below.

Also, be sure to check out our other articles about Georgia SNAP and EBT, including:

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