You may be eligible for Food and Nutrition Services if your total income falls below the appropriate gross income limits for your household size. Eligibility workers determine which income limit applies to your household.
Income Chart (October 2022)
130% MAXIMUM GROSS INCOME LIMIT
200% MAXIMUM GROSS INCOME LIMIT
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Food and Nutrition benefits, also known as the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), help low-income individuals purchase food. Authorized Food and Nutrition benefits are placed into an account. The benefits are accessed at authorized merchants using an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card.
This federal food assistance program is designed to help eligible low-income households buy the food they need for nutritional meals. Verifications are not required to apply but may be addressed or requested during your interview.
Any food for the household, such as:
Households CANNOT use benefits to buy:
Your EBT benefits will be available on the same day each month according to the last digit of your social security number, even if that day is on a weekend or holiday. Benefits are available on the 3rd day of every month if you do not have a Social Security Number.
If your household is eligible, you will receive your EBT card in the mail. Please be mindful that the cards are mailed from out of state and may take 7-10 mail days to receive.
The toll-free number is 1-888-622-7328 and they are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. or you can go to www.ebtedge.com or download the ebtEDGE mobile app. the app is available through the Apple Store or Google Play.
You may contact ebtEdge. The toll-free number is 1-888-622-7328 and they are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. or you can go to www.ebtedge.com or download the ebtEDGE mobile app. the app is available through the Apple Store or Google Play. However, if you need a new EBT card and your address has changed, please contact DHHS at 910-798-5000 option 4.