ICYMI: FNS approves P-SNAP benefits through May 31, 2022

In case you missed it, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) recently approved a one-month transition time from May 1-31, 2022, for Georgia to phase out the supplemental, maximum allotment P-SNAP benefits some households have received since March 2020.

Expiration of Enhanced P-SNAP Benefits

Starting June 1, 2022, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will return to normal levels in Georgia.

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program for cooling opens April 1

This federally funded program assists low-income, elderly, and disabled Georgians with cooling bills through direct payments to home energy suppliers.

Adoption-matching pilot launches in Georgia

Innovative technology connects families with children waiting for adoption

Inclusivv Launches Statewide Conversation Series with the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services

Conversation series to drive action associated with the Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Plan

Georgia local community programs receive support from statewide agency

Twenty Georgia community organizations have been selected to receive technical assistance and funding from the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) through its State of Hope (SoH) initiative.

Georgia SNAP customers to receive new tools for adopting healthy water habits

Georgia’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamp) along with their four Partner Agencies, are launching Hydrate My State, a campaign tailored for SNAP eligible Georgians to encourage more water consumption instead of sugary beverages.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC PARTICIPATION DFCS State Plan for Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program

The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) invites public participation from July 16, 2021, through July 30, 2021, for the purpose of reviewing the FY 2022 Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) State Plan.

Safe Harbor Commission Awards 5 New Projects Under the Safe Harbor for Sexually Exploited Children Grant Program

The Safe Harbor Commission is pleased to announce the approval of $300,000 Safe Harbor for Sexually Exploited Children Grant Program funding for five new projects. 

State of Hope Launches a Fourth Round of Application Requests

Georgia’s State of Hope (SOH) opened its fourth round of applications Tuesday, June 1, 2021, and is seeking “big ideas” that will help child and family service providers, community members, families and businesses create and sustain nurturing environments for healthy families.