Georgia's food stamp program receives an award

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Georgia's new food stamp program is being recognized. The USDA's Food and Nutrition Service gave the Georgia Department of Human Resources and Outreach an Access Excellence Award for its online food stamp application and social service screening tool, "COMPASS".

More than 37,000 Georgia residents have used Compass to apply for food stamps since the system's statewide rollout in December 2008.

Click here, for more information on Compass.