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COMPASS has been replaced by Georgia Gateway.
Georgia's food stamp recipients can double their dollars at participating local farmer's markets.
If you need health insurance and want to apply for coverage through the Affordable Care Act, go to healthcare.gov, the main website for the federal program.
The extra funding added in 2009 to the SNAP benefits ends today.
Among the public safeguards against hunger, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children helps low-income families with infants and toddlers eat well and stay healthy.
Starting today, all recipients of unemployment insurance will get benefits electronically, either through direct bank deposit or debit card.
To ensure that children around the state are well taken care of, the Childcare and Parent Services (CAPS) program offers low-income families subsidies to pay for quality child care.
Governor Nathan Deal recently signed House Bill 347 into law, cutting unemployment benefits to Georgians and increasing unemployment insurance taxes to businesses.
Learn how to apply for welfare, monthly monetary assistance for struggling families with children.