The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly food stamps, is a federal program that affords qualifying individuals the ability to purchase food using a Benefit Security Card. The program provides nutrition for those who have a need.
To determine if you may be eligible to receive SNAP benefits, please visit or call our office for eligibility information. To use the internet prescreening tool, click the link below. Please be advised that clicking the Online Screening Tool link will leave our website and forward you to the USDA’s Food and Nutrition Website.
Online Screening Tool
If you would like to apply for SNAP benefits, please visit your local Department of Human Services (DHS) office. Upon receipt of your application, the DHS office will mail you an appointment time. You must attend this appointment and bring all requested documentation to the appointment. Failure to do so, will delay the application process.For more information regarding SNAP Benefits, please visit our Publications Database and click on Benefits.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal and, where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.) If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech disabilities and wish to file either an EEO or program complaint please contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339 or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish). Persons with disabilities who wish to file a program complaint, please see information above on how to contact us by mail directly or by email. If you require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) please contact USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.