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Georgia SNAP Payment Schedule for October 2022

In the state of Georgia, there are currently about 788,707 households receiving SNAP benefits or Food Stamps, with 1,588,857 Georgians receiving benefits in June 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 October 2022.

"Georgia SNAP Payment Schedule for October"

Georgia SNAP Payment Schedule for October 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 October 2022.

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

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Food Stamps: October Benefits for Georgia Recipients

All SNAP households should receive their October 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.

Georgia families could get more money for food as SNAP benefits in 2022

According to this news report, Georgia received federal approval to hand out food benefits to the youngest food stamps (SNAP) recipients.

These recipients are children under the age of 6 years old.

Here’s what you need to do to qualify for the extra benefit:

For a family of one, a gross income of $1,396 must be met and a net income of $1,074 must be met.

For a family of two, a gross income of $1,888 must be met and a net income of $1,452 must be met.

Eligible families will receive an extra $30 starting in September.

For a family of three, a gross income of $2,379 and a net income of $1,830 must be met.

Extra SNAP Benefits Approved for Children for the 2021-2022 School Year

The United States Department of Agriculture, USDA, has approved extra food stamps benefits for Georgia SNAP recipients for the 2021-22 school year.

For children to qualify for this benefit, they must have been under age 6 at the start of the 2021-22 school year and SNAP-enrolled during the months of August 2021 through May 2022.

Families of eligible children will receive about $30 dollars for each month they were eligible.

These additional food benefits will start being paid out in September 2022.

Georgia SNAP Payment Schedule for October 2022 Summary

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

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


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

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

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