Pearson GA Medicaid – Food Stamp – Welfare (DFCS) Office

204 East Legion Avenue
Pearson, Georgia 31642
Phone (912) 422-3242

Medicaid provides health care for low-income individuals.
(SNAP), which helps low-income families buy food.
(TANF), provide assistance to those with little to no income.

The Pearson GA Medicaid, Food Stamp, and Welfare (DFCS) Office provides a range of essential services to the local community.


  • The office administers the Medicaid program under Georgia State guidelines, providing health care for low-income individuals. If you believe you are pregnant, you may be eligible for Medicaid coverage right away. More information can be found at

Welfare Programs (TANF):

  • The office offers welfare programs, such as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), which provides assistance to those with little or no income.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) – Food Stamps:

  • The office facilitates the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as Food Stamps, to help low-income families purchase food. Individuals can apply for Food Stamps and Childcare at or contact the local DFCS office. Medicaid applications must be submitted to the local office.

Contact Information:

  • Address: 204 East Legion Avenue Pearson, Georgia 31642
  • For questions regarding Food Stamps, Medicaid, TANF, or Childcare, individuals can contact the Georgia One Customer Contact Center at 1-877-423-4746.

The Pearson GA Medicaid, Food Stamp, and Welfare (DFCS) Office plays a crucial role in providing essential support and assistance to individuals and families in need within the community.

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Atkinson County DFCS
204 East Legion Avenue
P. O. Box 278
Pearson, Georgia 31642-0278

Atkinson County DFCS has non-traditional hours. They are: Open:  Monday, Tuesday and Thursday (8:00 am – 5:00 pm) Closed:  Wednesday & Friday

Phone Calls are accepted Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at (912) 422-3242 FAX (912) 422-3538

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