To apply for food stamps (SNAP) in the District of Columbia, you can complete an online application through the District of Columbia Department of Human Services (DHS) website, or you can download a paper application and mail it to your local DHS Service Center.
Here are the steps to apply for SNAP benefits in the District of Columbia:
- Visit the DHS website at https://dhs.dc.gov/ and click on the “Apply for Benefits” button.
- Follow the prompts to create an account or log in if you already have an account.
- Complete the online application, providing all requested information and documentation.
- Once you submit your application, a DHS caseworker will review your application and contact you to schedule an interview.
- Attend your scheduled interview with your DHS caseworker, either in-person, by phone, or by video conference.
- After your interview, your caseworker will notify you of your eligibility for SNAP benefits and the amount of benefits you will receive.
- If you are approved for SNAP benefits, you will receive an EBT card in the mail, which you can use to purchase food at participating retailers.
If you prefer to complete a paper application, you can download an application form from the DHS website and mail it to your local DHS Service Center.
Your District Of Columbia Food Stamp Application Form may be filed at your local ESA Service Center Center. You can fax the form in, or mail it to your local District Of Columbia ESA Food Stamp office . 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 a DC ESA Food Stamp office nearest you.
Your eligibility to get assistance from District Of Columbia (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 District Of Columbia. Applications for the Food Assistance Program are available in all ESA 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.
District Of Columbia Food Stamp Income Qualification
District Of Columbia Food Stamp Application Form
District Of Columbia Food Stamp Allotment
For further information, contact your local District Of Columbia Food Stamp (SNAP) or State office Or call District Of Columbia State’s SNAP Hotline at 202-671-4200