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Georgia SNAP Payment Schedule for December 2022

In the state of Georgia, there are currently about 800,347 households receiving SNAP benefits or Food Stamps, with 1,619,121 Georgians receiving benefits in August 2022 alone. If you are currently receiving SNAP benefits in Georgia, knowing when your food stamps will be deposited into your EBT card is important in helping you budget for the month. In this post, we will provide the Georgia SNAP Payment Schedule for December 2022.

See the SNAP schedule for January 2023 for Georgia.

"Georgia SNAP Payment Schedule for December"

Georgia SNAP Payment Schedule for December 2022

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 every month, based on the last two digits of your ID number.

See below for the Georgia SNAP payment schedule for December 2022.

If your ID Number ends in Benefits are deposited on
00-09 December 5
10-19 December 7
20-29 December 9
30-39 December 11
40-49 December 13
50-59 December 15
60-69 December 17
70-79 December 19
80-89 December 21
90-99 December 23

How much will I get in Georgia

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

Does Costco Take SNAP EBT in Georgia?

Food Stamps: December Benefits for Georgia Recipients

All SNAP households should receive their December 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 Grocery Stores accept EBT in Georgia?

There are hundreds of stores that accept EBT Cards in Georgia. An easy way to tell if a store accepts EBT as payment is to look for an EBT sign in the front store window. Another sure way to tell if a store accepts EBT is to ask any store employee.

A variety of stores including superstores, pharmacies, general stores, gas stations, convenience stores, specialty food stores, and farmer’s markets accept EBT in Georgia.

Some major grocery store chains that accept EBT in Georgia include:

For a complete list of grocery stores that accept Georgia EBT Card as payment, check out our list here.

What Percentage of Georgia is on Food Stamps?

In the state of Georgia, approximately 15.0% of the population is receiving food stamps, as of August 2022.
This is based on the latest Census Data which estimates the population of Georgia as 10,799,566.
This compares with 12.3% of people receiving food stamps in the United States.
The latest Census Data estimates the United States population at 331,893,745.

Georgia SNAP Payment Schedule for December 2022 Summary

Here’s the bottom line about the Georgia SNAP Payment Schedule for December 2022:

SNAP households in all counties in Georgia should have their SNAP deposits between December 5th – 23rd.


We hope this post on the Georgia SNAP Payment Schedule for December 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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