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Georgia Department of Human Services Application for Benefits
  • Food Stamps

  • Cash Assistance

  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Refugee Cash Assistance

  • Medicaid

To apply for these services, click here

SNAP
Grandma and Grandchild in Embrace

The Georgia Food Stamp Program (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), is a federally-funded program that provides monthly benefits to low-income households to help pay for the cost of food. A household may be one (1) person living alone, a family, or several unrelated individuals cohabitating who routinely purchase and prepare meals together. To learn more or sign up, click here. 

The Benefits Outreach team at the Atlanta Community Food Bank continues to be available to families in need to apply for SNAP/Food Stamps over the phone. They also provide support for other benefits including Medicaid and WIC. Please have your clients call our benefits outreach team at 678-553-5917 or send an email to Benefits@acfb.orgYou can share this great resource on social media using our English and Spanish language flyers.

Atlanta Mission

"Ending Homelessness. It’s what Atlanta Mission is all about."

Atlanta Mission is a Christian nonprofit ministry serving Metro Atlanta's homeless population. The Mission provides emergency shelter, rehabilitation and recovery services, vocational training, services, and transitional housing. 

 

"Atlanta Mission works to end homelessness, one person at a time, via a holistic approach — addressing the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of our guests. We have five facilities, each serving the needs of different segments of the homeless population. We serve men, women, and children who have lost jobs, faced eviction, been abused, battled addictions, fought mental illness, and much more. God cares about the whole person, and so do we." 

Atlanta Mission Services

 
COVID-19 Vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna: What's in them and how do they work? 
To learn more, click here

Three vaccines are now available - Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson-Janssen. To learn more about each vaccine, click here
Georgia eligibility is open for everyone 16 years of age and older for the    COVID vaccine.

Note: Pfizer is the only COVID vaccine currently approved for children aged 16 and older. 

 
How to get a COVID-19 vaccine in metro Atlanta (11Alive.com)

Appointments are required to get a vaccine at the state-run vaccination sites. You can now register for vaccination appointments at Well-BeingGeorgia.com.  

You can also check with private businesses providing the vaccines, including:

Georgia Department of Health

COVID-19 Vaccines - Safe. Tested. Effective. To read about Georgia's COVID-19 vaccine plan, click here.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
  • Symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

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       Spanish

  • What to do it you are sick

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  • 10 Things You Can Do to Manage your COVID-19 Symptoms at Home

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       Spanish version

  • 3 Key Steps to Take While Waiting for Your COVID-19 Test Result

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  • What your test results mean

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  • How to Protect Yourself and Others

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  • How to Safely Wear and Take Off a Mask

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Mental Health Assistance

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DeKalb County Resources

DeKalb Country provides additional resources and services for individuals and families living in the county. For more information, click here

  • General Resources

  • DeKalb COVID-19 Citizens Assistance Program

  • File for Unemployment

  • Food Assistance

  • Utility Assistance

  • Mental Health Assistance

  • Food Service Workers

  • Small Businesses

  • Student Loans

  • United Way

  • DeKalb County Board of Health

To get help from Dekalb County Division of Department of Children and Family Services, click here.

 

For information on Chamblee Homeless Shelters & Services For The Needy, click here

 

Breastfeeding Support

Baby Breastfeeding

The Baby Café is an initiative between the DeKalb County Board of health and Reaching our Sisters Everywhere to help improve breastfeeding support services. A free resource for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, this organization provides a way to obtain support and to share experiences with other mothers. During the coronavirus pandemic, the Baby Café will be held online instead of on a drop-in basis. Read more...

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