To apply for food stamp benefits in Alaska, you can fill out an online application through the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services website or you can download a paper application from the website and mail it in or submit it in person to your local office.
Here are the steps to apply online:
- Go to the Alaska DHSS website and click on “Apply for Benefits” under the “MyAlaska” tab.
- Create a MyAlaska account or log in to your existing account.
- Follow the prompts to provide your personal and household information.
- Upload or mail in any required documents, such as proof of income or residency.
- Submit your application.
You can also apply in person by visiting your local DHSS office or by mailing in a paper application.
If have a need for Alaska Food Stamp (SNAP) benefits and think you might be eligible, you can download an application form to apply. You can also Call and ask that an application be mailed to you or go to your local Alaska food stamp (SNAP) office for an application. You can also bring you application form to your local food stamp or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program office for processing. Click here to find an Alaska Food Stamp office nearest you.
To apply for Alaska food stamp assistance you need to first register for the program at MyAlabama.gov. You can also down load the Alaska Food Stamp Application Form to apply for food assistance. Your completed application will be sent to the DHR office in the county where you live. Keep in mind that Alaska Food Stamp (SNAP) eligibility rules and benefit amount are based on your income and household size.
To apply for benefits first fill out your Alaska Food Stamp Application form as much as you can. Put your name and address on the form and sign it.
- Return the application to the local food stamp or Social Service office by mail or fax; or take it back to the local office.
- Have an interview. You can do your interview over the phone. In Alaska you can also have a friend or relative go to the interview in your place.
- Show the local food stamp office papers like pay stubs, rent or mortgage payments, utility bills, child or elder care bills, and child support court orders. The local office can tell you exactly what papers and other information you will need to support your income and expenses. After reviewing your application, the local food stamp office worker will tell you if you qualify and how much you will receive.
Your eligibility to get assistance from Alaska (SNAP) food stamp program is determined by regulations issued by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Service. The US Food Assistance Division administers the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in Alaska. Applications for the Food Assistance Program are available in all Alaska social service offices.
The Food Stamp (SNAP) Program’s purpose is to end hunger and improve nutrition by providing monthly benefits to eligible low income households to help them buy the food they need for good health.
Alaska Food Stamp Income Qualification
Alaska Food Stamp Application Form
Alaska Food Stamp Allotment
Alaska Food Stamp Program – Alaska Food Stamp Website provides information on the state Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
For further information, contact your local Alaska Food Stamp (SNAP) or State office Or call Alaska State’s SNAP hotline at 907-465-3347