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Im ex-offender. Can I get food stamps and Medicaid

Q) Im ex-offender just got out of prison on January 20,2019. Can I get food stamps and Medicaid

A) Some states do restrict felons of certain crimes from receiving food stamps. Eighteen states have completely abandoned the federal prohibition on drug offenders receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, or food stamps.

Twenty-six other states have partly eased those restrictions, often by providing the benefits only if the recipient complies with parole, does not commit a second offense, enrolls in treatment, etc. At least three more states — Georgia, Nebraska, and Indiana — are now considering similar reforms. Source: https://www.themarshallproject.org/2016/02/04/six-states-where-felons-can-t-get-food-stamps

Felons are eligible to get any type of health insurance including Medicaid, Medicare and private health insurance after being released from prison.

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Applying for Food Stamp or SNAP benefits

To apply for Food Stamp or SNAP benefits contact your local (SNAP) food stamp office office. Each State program has their own application form. If your State’s form is not on the web yet, you may need to contact your local food stamp office to request one.

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  1. I received a voicemail Monday, informing me that I would have a food stamp phone interview Wednesday April 22, 2020. Waited around all day and no one called. This system is so ridiculous, not that I can ever get assistance, but in the midst of this pandemic the lack of assistance is extremely alarming! I’ve been out of work since the beginning of March and have been applying since. I filed a complaint the week prior and then I suddenly got that voicemail about an appointment, but the office never called. How is a government funded division so unorganized?

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