Georgia

Food Stamps and Food Programs

Know Your Rights

  • What You Should Know when Applying for Benefits from DFCS

    This audio clip is a series of vignettes that gives you advice in Spanish about dealing with DFCS when you apply for public benefits. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • FAQ - Administrative Hearings on Food Stamps (SNAP), Unemployment Insurance, TANF or Medicaid

    If you file an appeal about your food stamps (SNAP), Medicaid, TANF or unemployment insurance, you may have an "administrative hearing." This is like a hearing in court. But a court has higher standards of evidence and higher standards of proof. Your hearing may be at a state office location or by telephone. You can have witnesses and tell your story. This FAQ contains general answers to questions that you may have about your administrative law case. Content Detail

    By:
    Office of State Administrative Hearings
  • DFCS is Changing the Date You Receive Food Stamps (Again) doc

    Georgia DFCS/DHS is once again changing the days of the month when Food Stamp benefits are issued. Under the new plan, food stamp benefits will be added to EBT accounts/cards between the 5th and the 23rd of the month. This new plan begins August 2012. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Are You Eligible for Any Government Benefits?

    Enter information into this website and it will give you a report on benefits you may be eligible to receive. Content Detail

    By:
    GovBenefits, A Partnership of Federal Agencies and Organizations
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    Spanish / Español
  • Food Stamp Facts

    The food stamp program helps low-income people buy food. Although it is a federal government program, it is run by state or local agencies. These web pages answer the following questions: (1) Who can get food stamps? (2) Resources (things you own) (3) How can you apply for food stamps? (4) How much can you get? (5) Contacting Social Security (6) Food stamps. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
  • EarnBenefits Online

    Help with utilities and food stamps Content Detail

    By:
    Seedco
  • Learn about How the Food Stamp Program Works

    This presentation was developed as part of the Law and Government Education Project in the Institute of Government at the University of Georgia. In partnership with the Law School and the Center for Teaching and Learning at UGA and the Law School at Mercer University, the Institute develops resources on basic areas of Georgia and federal law. These resources are then distributed across the state in a variety of ways including the State Bar of Georgia?s Pro Bono Project website. We hope you will find this presentation to be useful and informative. Please be advised, however, that this presentation is designed to provide general information only and does not substitute for legal advice. At the conclusion of the presentation you will find a list of organizations which may be able to provide assistance to those who have legal issues relevant to the topic of this presentation. We encourage viewers to contact these organizations for help. Also, please consult the Pro Bono Project website for a list of other presentations available for viewing. Content Detail

    By:
    Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia
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    Spanish / Español
  • Find Your Local Food Bank Program

    America's Second Harvest is a national network of more than 200 food banks and food-rescue programs that distribute donated food through 50,000 charitable agencies to hungry Americans. Our network serves all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Last year, almost 1.8 billion pounds of food and grocery products were distributed, providing emergency food assistance to more than 23 million hungry Americans. Find your local food bank from this web site. Content Detail

    By:
    America's Second Harvest
  • 2010 Guide to Benefits Programs for the Older Georgians PDF

    This brochure is a brief guide to benefits that are available for people who are 60 years old or older, including information on Medicaid, Nursing Home Medicaid, Medicare, Hospital Medicare, Nursing Home Medicare, Medicare Buy-In programs, Food Stamps, Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, and the Community Care Services Program. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging Services
  • School Meals Program

    People often call the Child Nutrition Division to ask questions about how benefits are provided under the school meal programs or to find out what schools are required to do to receive reimbursement under these programs. Content Detail

    By:
    Food and Nutrition Service
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    Spanish / Español
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps)

    The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, provides support for persons providing food for themselves and their families. Content Detail

    By:
    Food and Nutrition Service
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    Spanish / Español
  • Nutrition Assistance Programs

    FNS increases food security and reduces hunger in partnership with cooperating organizations by providing children and low-income people access to food, a healthful diet, and nutrition education in a manner that supports American agriculture and inspires public confidence. Content Detail

    By:
    Food and Nutrition Service
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español