frequently ask questions
What is SNAP?
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) issues electronic benefits that can be used like cash to purchase food. SNAP helps low-income working people, senior citizens, the disabled and others feed their families. Eligibility and benefit levels are based on household size, income and other factors.
How do I apply for SNAP?
It's easy! If you live in Alabama or Mississippi you can apply right here on the website by clicking on APPLY NOW in the upper right hand corner. There you will find PDF links for the applications. If you prefer to apply by phone just give us a call at 877-833-2550.
What are the income limits?
Income Limits are for Oct 1, 2021 - Sept 30, 2022
What is the difference in Gross Income VS Net Income?
What's the difference in a food bank and a food pantry?
A food bank is a non-profit that safely stores millions of pounds of food that will soon be delivered to local food programs, like a food pantry.
How can I find a food pantry in my area?
There are several ways, one is to click on our Find A Food Pantry link
What other benefits do you assist with?
We have other programs, mainly focused on seniors, that we assist with.