Assistance Programs, Local Agencies, and Charities


Food * Housing * Cash Assistance * Bills * Health * Education * Employment

Georgia Assistance Programs and Services


  • 1. Georgia Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) a.k.a. Georgia Food Stamp Program – Monthly food stamp benefits to low-income households to help pay for the cost of food. SNAP benefits can be used to buy food from any Georgia store with the EBT/Quest sign(+++)  Call: 877-423-4746
  • 2. Georgia Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)  – Monthly cash assistance program with an Employment Services component for Georgia low-income families with children under age 18, and children age 18 and attending school full-timeCall: 877-423-4746
  • 3. Georgia Childcare and Parent Services (CAPS) Program  – Designed to help Georgia low-income families afford safe quality child careCall: 844-694-2347
  • 4. Georgia PeachCare for Kids Program  – Offers free to low cost health insurance to uninsured, eligible children living in GeorgiaCall: 877-427-3224
  • 5. Georgia Medicaid  – A health insurance program that provides medical and health-related services to eligible Georgia residents, Call: 877-423-4746
  • 6. Georgia Cultivating the Rising Experienced Worker (C.R.E.W.)  – Provides valuable training and career preparatory opportunities for Georgia’s foster care youth 16-17 years of age with local businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies, Call: 404-657-3433
  • 7. Georgia Health Insurance Premium Payment Program (HIPP)  – Helps Medicaid members maintain their group sponsored or private insurance which often covers services not paid for by Medicaid, Call: 877-423-4746
  • 8. Georgia Money Follows The Person (Ga MFP)  – Assists eligible individuals in moving from inpatient facilities (i.e. hospitals, psychiatric residential treatment facilities, nursing homes or other long-term care facilities) to an eligible residence in the community with available community services and supports, Call: 866-552-4464
  • 9. Georgia Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) – Healthy foods, breastfeeding support, nutrition education, health care referrals, Call: 800-228-9173
  • 10. Georgia National School Lunch Program (NSLP)  – Provides low-cost or free lunches to school children, Call: 404-651-7561
  • 11. Georgia Special Milk Program  – Offers milk to children in schools, childcare institutions, and eligible camps, Call: 404-651-7561
  • 12. Georgia School Breakfast Program (SBP)  – Provides low-cost or free meals to school children, Call: 404-651-7561
  • 13. Georgia Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)  – Provides free meals and snacks to help low-income children in the summer months, Call: 404-651-7561
  • 14. Georgia Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)  – Provides healthy meals and snacks to children and adults receiving day careCall: 404-657-5562
  • 15. Georgia Head Start and Early Head Start  – Comprehensive child development programs serving low-income children and their familiesCall: 404-929-2457
  • 16. Georgia Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)  – Pays for some home heating and cooling costs for low-income eligible families including crisisCall: 800-436-7442
  • 17. Georgia Weatherization Program  – Assists households reduce energy bills by improving the energy efficiency of their homes, Call: 404-584-1000 
  • 18. Georgia Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)  – Designed to improve the health of Georgia seniors  by supplementing their diets with nutritious foods, Call: 404-657-3745
  • 19. Georgia Housing Choice Voucher Program  – Helps eligible low-income Georgia residents lease privately owned rental units from participating landlords, Call: Local Housing Authority
  • 20. Georgia Public Housing  – Provides safe, decent, and affordable rental units for low-income Georgia residents, Call: Local Housing Authority
Updated: April 17, 2024 by HAFH