Emergency Food Assistance Program Application Instructions
To apply for TEPAF, the household head, member or authorized household representative may choose from the following options:
Applying for food stamps or TEPAF in Georgia is made easier and faster with their newly designed website which is open 24/7. Click here to begin your Online Application.
Click the link above and choose the picture that says "apply for benefits".
Apply by Mail or Walk-In Application
Go to: http://dfcs.dhs.georgia.gov/food-stamps , click the link that says Form 297. Have it printed then fill up all the required information and sign it. You may also get the same application form from the nearest Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) office then submit it there as soon as you have completed it. A DFCS representative will assist you, Mondays thru Fridays, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Get Help Via Phone
Click here to locate your county office, It contains all county offices addresses, telephone and fax numbers. Just dial your county's number during business hours, Mondays thru Fridays, and a representative will help you.
Georgia TEPAF aims to give emergency food assistance to individuals who live below the poverty level. However, there are still some factors to be met to avail of the said program. Such eligibility requirements are as follows:
- Proof of citizenship or immigrant status
- Documents proving your household's income requirements. Click here to find out if you are eligible.