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District Homeless and Foster Care Liaison/District Social Worker:

Barbara Stevens

706-886-2544

barbara.stevens@stephenscountyschools.org

 

Community and Family Resources

Announcement:

Stephens County Schools Access SNAP, Medicaid or TANF info using student devices

To limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect the public, the Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) encourages families to access self-service options online during this period.

Self-service options include:

Apply for Food Stamp and Medicaid Benefits
Visit: gateway.ga.gov (verification documents can also be uploaded and case status info is available for all benefits)

Download an Application:
https://dfcs.georgia.gov/services

Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT)

Visit: https://www.connectebt.com/gaebtclient  or call: 888-421-3281 for updates

Those without internet access can contact the DFCS Customer Contact Center at 877-423-4746 for additional information or to request a paper application. Once completed, applications and any required verification can be mailed back to your local county DFCS office.  County office locations are available online at https://dfcs.georgia.gov/locations.  If you have questions, please contact Denise Wells: Denise.Wells@dhs.ga.govPhone: 470-259-6130

For Stephens County families that may require the use of an electric device, please contact Barbara Stevens, School Social Worker – 706-244-2351.