A) Determining eligibility for food stamps (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP) and Medicaid can depend on several factors, including your income, household size, and other circumstances. Here are some general guidelines:
Please call (or best visit) your nearest Medicaid/Social Service office and apply for benefits for which you qualify. You may qualify for Medicaid if you do not have health insurance, Food stamp and possibly cash assistance to help with bills. You need to apply to determine you qualify for eligible benefits. You can also apply for Food Stamp online in most states.
About Food Stamp (SNAP)
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) formally known as FOOD STAMP offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. SNAP is the largest program in the domestic hunger safety net. The Food and Nutrition Service works with State agencies, nutrition educators, and neighborhood and faith-based organizations to ensure that those eligible for nutrition assistance can make informed decisions about applying for the program and can access benefits. FNS also works with State partners and the retail community to improve program administration and ensure program integrity.