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Can I check the balance of my EBT SNAP account online?

Q) Can I check the balance of my EBT SNAP account online? A) You can check the balance of your EBT Snap account online in most states. The following States have online access to individual EBT account information, such as balance and transaction history information. States Internet Address ALABAMA www.ebtedge.com ALASKA www.akquest.alaska.gov ARIZONA www.ebtaccount.jpmorgan.com CALIFORNIA www.ebt.ca.gov… Continue Reading

Would I have to report any class-action lawsuit settlement money when applying for food stamp?

Q) Would I have to report any class-action lawsuit settlement money if it was for a physical injury? Is there a limit on the cash that’s in the bank acct., if it’s from the physical injury lawsuit,if I’m 60 yrs.old, and, disabled? How does all of that work? A) Food Stamp eligibility is based primarily on household… Continue Reading

My experience at Anniston AL Food Stamp Office – Rebecca

Your Name (Can be Anonymous): Rebecca A. Pelphrey Your Experience: I have been treated with respect and allowed to retain my diginity through-out the entire process. I have received timely notification of any changes to my foodstamps in a timely manner. This has made a signiificant diffrence in my health as I am a diabetic… Continue Reading

What foods are eligible for purchase with SNAP benefits?

Q) What foods are eligible for purchase with SNAP benefits? A) Households CAN use SNAP benefits to buy: Foods for the household to eat such as breads and cereals; fruits and vegetables; meats, fish and poultry; and dairy products. Seeds and plants which produce food for the household to eat. Households CANNOT use SNAP benefits to buy: Beer, wine, liquor,… Continue Reading

What is Food Stamp program?

Q) What is Food Stamp program? A) The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) formally known as FOOD STAMP provides monthly benefits to low-income households to help pay for the cost of food. A household may be one person living alone, a family, or several, unrelated individuals living together who routinely purchase and prepare meals together. Anyone may apply for food… Continue Reading

What keeps unqualified people from getting SNAP benefits?

Q) What keeps unqualified people from getting SNAP benefits? A) As part of the commitment to program integrity, USDA works closely with the states to ensure they issue their benefits correctly. State workers carefully evaluate each application to determine eligibility and the appropriate level of benefits. USDA monitors the accuracy of eligibility and benefit determinations. States… Continue Reading

Who is eligible to receive SNAP benefits?

Q) Who is eligible to receive SNAP benefits? A) According to USDA Government Website, those applying for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program (formally known as Food Stamp) must meet income test requirements. Unless all members are receiving TANF, SSI, or in some places general assistance. Most households applying for (Food Stamp) TANF benefits must meet both the… Continue Reading

Am I eligible for Food Stamp – SNAP?

Q) Am I eligible for Food Stamp – SNAP? A) Eligibility for SNAP depends on things like the number of people in your household, income, and resources (cash, bank accounts, etc…). Income includes money earned from work. It also includes benefits like Social Security, unemployment, and SSI. You find out if you may be eligible… Continue Reading

What is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)?

Q) What is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)? A) The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a federal food assistance programs and provides support and assistance to families who need it most by providing financial support to enable low income individuals and families to buy food.  The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is housed at the… Continue Reading

When did Food Stamp (SNAP) the program begin?

Q) When did Food Stamp (SNAP) the program begin? A) The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program formally known as Food Stamp traces its earliest origins back to the Food Stamp Plan, which began in 1939 to help needy families in the Depression Era. The modern program began as a pilot project in 1961 and was authorized as a… Continue Reading

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