Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
CPACS Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides Food Stamp Application assistance for individuals and families to become economically self-sufficient. This includes:
- Pre-screening for all benefits
- Applying/Renewing for Benefits
- Checking the status of your submitted application, and
- Reporting changes
Can I get benefits?
To get Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, your income and other resources have to be under certain federal certification limits which change every year.
What about Senior SNAP?
- Every member of the family must be 60' or above. if not, the family is reviewed under regular SNAP
- Applicants are not able to work.
- Must have the income limit
- Must have a fixed income such as SSI, SSA, or Retirement funds.
Apply for Food Stamps Online - COMPASS
Georgia residents are now able to submit an online application for Food Stamps. In addition to Food Stamps, residents can find out if they are possibly eligible for other services provided by the Department of Family and Children Services. These include Medicaid, TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), Subsidized Child Care (CAPS), LIHEAP (energy assistance), Aging Services, Substance Abuse Services, WIC, Emergency Food Assistance, Mental Health Services, and Child Support.
This online tool is provided through Georgia COMPASS (Common Point of Access to Social Services), Georgia's online Food Stamp application and pre-screening tool. Visit the Georgia COMPASS link at http://www.compass.ga.gov
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