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Georgia Food Stamps Online Application

The Georgia food stamps program also called the SNAP program is a federally funded program that provides nutrition assistance to low-income households.

The program is administered by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services, which is part of the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS). Here’s the Georgia food stamps online application process:

How to Apply for Georgia SNAP EBT Online

Georgia Food Stamps Eligibility Guidelines

To apply for food stamps in the state of Georgia, you first have to determine if you are eligible to apply. Here are the eligibility requirements:

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As you can see from the criteria above, there are very strict requirements for eligibility for the Georgia food stamps program.

If you meet the requirements outlined above, then you are ready to apply. Here is how to do that:

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Georgia food stamps online application

There are three ways to apply for SNAP Benefits/Food Stamps in Georgia.

Here’s how you can apply:

Option 1 – Apply Online

You may apply online via the Georgia GATEWAY website. Once you create an account and apply for Food Stamps online, you may return later to check the status of your application.

You can also use the GATEWAY website to also check your eligibility for other Department of Human Services programs by using the Pre-screening Tool on the website.

The GATEWAY website can also be used to report to the DHS any changes in your household circumstances and to renew your benefits online.

For more help on how to apply online, check out our video to get the step-by-step process.

Apply for Georgia SNAP EBT Online [Video]

Option 2 – Apply in-Person

The second way to apply for Georgia food stamps is in-person. You can do this by visiting a local Georgia DFCS office near you.

Click here to find a DFCS help center location near you – where you can be assisted with applying for food assistance in Georgia.

Option 3 – Apply by Mail

Your last option to apply for food assistance in Georgia is by mail. To download and print your GA food stamps application click here: Georgia Food Stamps Application

If you need assistance applying for food assistance online, you can call the Georgia DFCS help phone number at 1-877-423-4746. 

Food Stamps Application Interview:

Once you complete and submit your application, you or a member of your household (or someone authorized to make an application for your household) must be interviewed.

The interview will be conducted by a caseworker from the Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS).

During the interview, the caseworker will ask you questions about your household’s income, resources, rent or mortgage, and utility costs.

You may also be asked about medical expenses, childcare and child support expenses.

When going to the interview, remember to bring the following documentation with you.

That’s because you will be required to provide proof of identity and certain documents to support the information you provided during your application.

Here is the list of documents you should bring along for the interview:

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Once you are approved, you will be issued a debit card, on which your benefits will be deposited each month. The card is called the EBT Card or Food Stamps Card.

For more on the Georgia EBT Card, click here.

Georgia Food Stamps online application Summary

We hope this post about the Georgia food stamps online application was helpful to you.

If you have questions about Georgia food stamps, please let us know in the comments section below.

If you are a GA Food Stamps recipient, be sure to check out the amazing Discounts and Perks that your Georgia EBT Card can get you!

Kwame Kuadey

Kwame Kuadey writes about personal finance and the social safety net. His career started in banking but he caught the entrepreneurial bug and has spent the last decade building successful businesses, including an Inc. 500 Company. Kwame believes everyone has the power to improve their quality of life by seeking knowledge and taking action. In 2012, Kwame founded Empower Media to help low-income households improve their financial situation. His expertise is in topics relevant to low-income households, including government benefits and assistance, banking products, access to credit, plus tools & resources to help reduce income volatility and build wealth. Kwame has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc. Magazine, Washington Post, ABC, and NPR.



faye mccray

Saturday 31st of May 2014

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Wednesday 28th of May 2014

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Tuesday 27th of May 2014

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