Food stamp cuts hit home in greater Chattanooga area
Shawnna Tipton is a single mom who just wants to feed her family, but she is having a hard time doing that.
She is one of 1.9 million Georgians on food stamps who once could
visit Georgia's Department of Family and Children Services and find help
periodically to reapply for food stamps, also called the Supplemental
Nutrition Assistance Program. But this year, the office staff was
reduced to a receptionist who points clients to computer kiosks to apply
for food stamps and gives them a toll-free number if they have
Tipton said she spent three hours on the phone recently and still wasn't able to successfully reapply.
Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:48 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:48:52 GMT
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