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(Last updated on 3/22/19)
How much in food stamps are you likely to receive when you apply in Georgia? The answer to this question depends on a couple of factors. First, you have to see if you qualify for food stamps in Georgia. The eligibility criteria include many factors, but you must have the following in order to be considered:
Georgia Good Stamps Eligibility Questions
- Are you a citizen?
- Are you a resident of Georgia?
- How many children are in your household?
- What are your assets? This includes money that is saved in bank accounts or stocks. The more assets you have, the less likely you are to qualify.
- What is your income? This includes money you earn from jobs but also other forms of income like babysitting, unemployment, or child support.
You can use the eligibility tool provided by the United States Department of Agriculture to determine if you qualify. Click here to see the tool. Income qualification for food stamps depends on how many people are in your household and how your income compares to the National Poverty Line.
As you will see, the income qualification is based on the number of people in your household. This clarifies what you need to do to qualify when it comes to household income.
Here is the income qualification chart:
How much will I get in food stamps in Georgia?
Once you get approved, how much in food stamps you get depends on the number of people in your household. The chart above shows you the amount of money you will receive each month on your EBT Card once you are approved for SNAP benefits.
If you qualify for food stamps, see the information below on how to apply online or in person at the nearest Division of Family and Children Services office near you by county: