SNAP: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

SNAP, commonly known as Food Stamps, is a USDA-administered program that provides nutrition assistance to low-income individuals and families. SNAP provides funds to purchase your own groceries on your own schedule.

Who qualifies for SNAP?

If your household income falls below a certain range, you may be eligible for SNAP assistance.  Check the chart below to see if you qualify (October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021).

Household SizeGross Monthly Income
1$1,383
2$1,868
3$2,353
4$2,839
5$3,324
6$3,809
7$4,296
8$4,780

Each additional member +$486

How do I apply for SNAP?

To determine if you qualify for SNAP and to apply for SNAP benefits, contact:

  • East Alabama area: 334-242-0143
  • Outside the East Alabama area: 800-382-0499

The Alabama Department of Human Services provides SNAP information, and you may download a SNAP application here.

Need more help finding resources?  Call the Food Bank of East Alabama at 334-821-9006.

Hunger deprives our kids of more than just food.