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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Important Note: SNAP Benefits will return to normal levels in April 2022. Check our COVID-19 Food Security page for more information about these changes.

What is SNAP?

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget of needy families so they can purchase healthy food and move towards self-sufficiency.

To see if you are eligible for SNAP, visit

If you already receive SNAP, you can access your account information on the web at There is no charge for using this online access.

You can report any changes to your SNAP case by calling 877-347-5678.

To learn more about SNAP and other food-related assistance, see the menu to the left.