Ever wonder what SNAP stands for, and what it’s for? Why are some people eligible for SNAP and others aren’t? Why do SNAP users have to report so many things to their caseworkers? What’s the best way to safeguard your SNAP EBT card and protect your benefits? How can you make your food budget go further, and double your SNAP dollars at many farmers’ markets?
This app answers those questions and more, with information to help those who need food assistance get, keep, and use SNAP benefits (formerly called food stamps) appropriately. If you need food, find out how to apply for SNAP. If you already receive SNAP, learn how to make sure you get the right amount and avoid getting benefits that you will have to pay back.
Learn what you can and can’t buy with SNAP, how to use your SNAP EBT card, and what do to if your card stops working. Find additional sources of food for your family, such as food pantries, WIC, school & summer lunch programs, & senior citizen food programs. Use the handy interactive map to locate county JFS offices, WIC clinics, and farmers’ markets near you. Find tips for shopping on a budget and tasty, budget-friendly recipes. Be a smart SNAP user with Oh SNAP!