SNAP provides food-purchasing help for low- and no-income families and individuals including the disabled and the elderly.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps or the Food Stamp Program provides a monthly benefit to buy nutritious foods. To receive SNAP, you must be low income and be a US citizen or legal noncitizen (restrictions apply). Eligibility for SNAP benefits depends on financial and nonfinancial criteria.
The Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) assists and empowers those individuals and families in need to meet their basic needs, improve their quality of life, and achieve long-term economic self-sufficiency by ensuring their emergency and transitional needs are met through a combination of federal- and state-funded programs.
Agency: Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)
Languages Offered: Spanish interpreters available
Program Fees: None.
Eligibility: Low or limited income, temporarily unemployed, disabled, elderly, or with dependent children.Area(s) Served: