Many people, coming out of jail, do not always have money especially for food. Here are some things that assist with that.

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly the Food Stamp Program) is a critical part of a reentry support infrastructure, providing basic food assistance and supplementing inadequate income. Log on to https://gateway.ga.gov and select “Apply for Benefits. 

The Georgia Food Stamps (EBT) program provides monthly benefits to low-income households to help pay for the cost of food.

A household may be one person living alone, a family, or several unrelated individuals living together who routinely purchase and prepare meals together. Anyone may apply for food stamp benefits. The program helps households that have limited income and resources. You can sign up for this using the same link from before. 

Redemption & Advancement’s (404-669-6239) is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to disrupt the cycles of incarceration by empowering people impacted by the justice system, income inequality gaps, and low opportunity rates, through providing support to create the blueprint to overcome their barriers and being a strong community resource.

Goodwill of North Georgia 404-420-9900

At Goodwill of North Georgia, our mission is a simple one: we put people to work.

Every day, thousands of men and women face barriers that make it difficult for them to find work and earn a paycheck to support their families.

Sometimes it’s lack of training or education, limited job skills, or a disability. But with the support of donors and shoppers like you, we overcome those barriers.

Our list of resources will continue to grow. Check back to see what’s new. If you need help, please contact us.