Food Stamps Application
Applying for food stamps is now easier as ever, as most states now allow online application to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This federal aid program provides food and purchasing assistance for low- and no-income people, senior citizens, and the disabled living in the U.S.
Food stamps are distributed through a specialized debit system known as Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT). Each month, EBT benefits are directly deposited into the households EBT card account.
Households may use food stamps to pay for food at supermarkets, convenience stores, and other food retailers, including some farmers’ markets.
What can I purchase with SNAP benefits?
Food stamps can be used to buy foods to eat such as:
- Bread and cereal
- Fruits and vegetables
- Meat, fish and poultry
- Dairy products
You can also purchase seeds and plants that produce food for your household to eatWhat can’t I buy with SNAP?
- Beer, wine, cigarettes, and tobacco
- Any non-food items such as soap, paper products, pet food, household supply, medicine, and vitamins
- Food that will be eaten in the store
- Hot foods
Finance Aid helps families across the country apply for food stamps online. Determine your eligibility, as well as the amount your household qualifies for by signing up today!