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  • 2010 Guide to Benefits Programs for the Older Georgians

    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

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    Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging Services

Facts About Food Stamps (2)+

  • 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

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    Social Security Administration
  • 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

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    Food and Nutrition Service
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    Spanish / Español

Food Programs (4)+

  • DFCS is Changing the Date You Receive Food Stamps (Again)

    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

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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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

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    America's Second Harvest
  • 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

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    Food and Nutrition Service
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    Spanish / Español
  • 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

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    Food and Nutrition Service
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    Spanish / Español

Know Your Rights Articles (2)+

  • DFCS Fair Hearing Request Form

    Copy of the new DFCS Fair Hearing Request Form Content Detail

  • 2010 Guide to Benefits Programs for the Older Georgians

    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