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Cash Assistance for Medicaid, PeachCare for Kids®, SNAP, and/or TANF Recipients

Gov. Kemp dedicated more than $1 billion to DHS to provide cash assistance for Georgians who were enrolled and actively receiving Medicaid, PeachCare for Kids®, SNAP, and/or TANF benefits on July 31, 2022. Learn more here.

 

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Press Releases and Announcements

Update on Cash Assistance Program: Purchase Issues Largely Resolved

Atlanta, GA – The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) today confirmed that the technical issues impacting some Cash Assistance Program prepaid card transactions have largely been resolved.

Update on Cash Assistance Program: Payments Declined Due to Processing Issue

The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) has identified a technical issue affecting some transactions with the Cash Assistance Program Prepaid Cards. This payment processing issue can result in declined payments in some stores and at restaurants.

Update on Cash Assistance Program: Over $176.45M sent to 504,421 Medicaid, PeachCare for Kids®, SNAP, and/or TANF recipients; over 582,138 successful transactions

Within the first three days, 272,873 Georgians on Medicaid, PeachCare for Kids®, SNAP, and/or TANF have claimed $95,505,550 and spent $30,090,461.42 through 582,138 successful transactions.

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Spotlights

DHS observes Falls Prevention Awareness Week in September

DHS observes Falls Prevention Awareness Week in September

Each year for Falls Prevention Awareness Week, educators, caregivers, health and aging professionals, and older adults across the country focus their efforts on preventing falls. That’s why the Georgia Department of Human Services is partnering with state and national organizations to celebrate Falls Prevention Awareness Week, Sept. 19-23.   

September is Kinship Care Month

DHS celebrates Kinship Care Month with webinars, toolkits

Caregivers will learn about valuable resources and giveaways.

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