Assistance/Food Needs

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Government Assistance

  • How do I apply for SNAP Benefits? - 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.
  • Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program - The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program is a federally-funded health and nutrition program© for: Infants and Children age 1 to 5 years (including foster children), Pregnant Women, Breastfeeding Mothers (up to 1 year), Postpartum Women (up to 6 months)

School Districts

Atlanta Public Schools is offering free food distribution and delivery at various sites around the city. Visit this link for more information. Many other Georgia school districts are offering free meals for pickup or delivery. Visit this link for a list of districts that are providing meals during school closures.

Food Banks

Atlanta Community Food Bank is distributing food items at various locations in the Atlanta area. Text FINDFOOD or COMIDA to 888-976-2232 for more information. Find a food program in your area, visit:

Food Delivery

The Food4Life program is providing free grocery delivery for individuals and families in need. Goodr is an Atlanta-area startup offering free meals and grocery delivery. Meals on Wheels delivers food to seniors. Find your local branch here

Meal and Grocery Pick-Up

Feeding Georgia Families provides meal service every Monday at 6 p.m. at 149 SW Broad St, Fairburn, GA North Fulton Community Charities is providing food for residents of North Fulton County. Salvation Army food pantry schedules can be found here: YMCA: Meal pick-up is available at several YMCA locations.

Non-profit Groups

Pet Food Help