Dawson County Resources

food assistance

ADDRESS:  9 Malala Drive, Dawsonville, GA 30534

PHONE NUMBER:  706-265-6598


Monday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: closed
Sunday: closed

INFO: the amount of benefit provided is based on income, resources and the number of individuals in the household. SNAP benefits are issued monthly on an EBT card. This card can be used just like a debit card at authorized grocery stores and retailers.

SNAP benefits CAN be used to purchase:
– Fruits and vegetables
– Meat, poultry, and fish
– Dairy products
– Breads and cereals
– Other foods such as snack foods and non-alcoholic beverages
– Seeds and plants, which produce food for the household to eat


Georgia Mountain Food Bank’s mission is to address hunger, health and quality of life by serving those in need. An affiliate of Atlanta Community Food Bank, they provide a vital link between sources of food supplies and hardworking community-based partner agencies who help get the food into the hands of families and individuals in need.

PHONE NUMBER: (706) 265-1045

ADDRESS:  829 Hwy 9 N. Dawsonville, GA 30534

Ric-Rack’s mission is to Feed the Hungry of Dawson County in their time of greatest need. They achieve this mission through a cooperative relationship with other local charities that help collect goods, screen and qualify applicants and distribute food.

PHONE NUMBER:  (706) 216-3080

ADDRESS:  139 Hightower Parkway #100, Dawsonville. GA 30534

PHONE NUMBER:  706-216-3148

HOURS:  Thursday 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Delivery Agency: This church will deliver food boxes to shut-ins weekly on Thursday’s. Please contact Helvn Johnson: 706-265-5564

ADDRESS: 77 Hugh Stowers Road, Dawsonville, GA 30534

PHONE NUMBER:  678-410-4455

HOURS: Tuesday and Thursday 4:00 pm – 6 pm // Saturday 9 am – 3 pm; also provides emergency boxes

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