Government Shutdown Assistance in Georgia

Government Shutdown Assistance in Georgia

With over 16,000 federal workers furloughed or working without pay in Georgia, the government shutdown is a financially dire situation for federal workers. Luckily, some businesses are stepping up and offering help to those affected by the shutdown. The government shutdown assistance in Georgia ranges from flexible bill payment options to free hot meals. There are several assistance options available to furloughed federal workers. Below, we’ve compiled a list of all the companies offering help to those people that have been affected by the government shutdown in Georgia. The list includes food banks and pantries, utility companies, banks, phone service […]

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List of Places that Accept EBT in Atlanta

"List of Places that Accept EBT in Atlanta"

As part of our ongoing series to provide a complete list of all stores that accept EBT in GA, we are starting a mini version of this project by providing a list of all places that accept EBT in Atlanta. If you live in Atlanta, you now have a complete list of grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations/convenience stores, general stores, superstores and more that accept food stamps in your area. You should also become familiar with the list of eligible EBT Food items, so that you can be sure you are buying foods that are on the approved list. As […]

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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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