Limestone County Human Resources Family Assistance Athens
Financial Help Provided: Social Services, Food Stamp Program (SNAP), Child Support, Family Assistance, TANF.
Full Description: Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Services: Social Services, Food Stamp Program (SNAP), Child Support, Family Assistance, TANF.
Family Assistance Program
Programs of the Family Assistance Division include benefits and services so as to encourage the care of children in their own homes or in the homes of relatives. Services/benefits to eligible families include:
temporary cash payments
work and job training services
child care assistance for parents engaged in work and training activities
The Family Assistance Program provides temporary cash assistance for basic needs for low income families with children under age 18 or age 19 if s/he is a full time student in a secondary school or in the equivalent level of vocational or technical training. Assistance is issued on Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards. Use of EBT cards in liquor stores, gambling establishments and strip clubs to access this assistance is prohibited.
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