Apply for SNAP Benefits

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the program formerly known as food stamps. It is a federal nutrition program that helps you stretch your food budget and buy healthy food.

You can apply for SNAP Benefits on your own at:

https://dhs.maryland.gov/supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program

and

https://mymdthink.maryland.gov

How Can We Help you to Apply for SNAP?

Need help?  We are here to help walk you through the application process.

SNAP Hotline:  443-686-0020

Am I Eligible for SNAP?

Your eligibility is based upon your gross monthly income.

Household Size Maximum Monthly Income Standards
1 $1,307
2 $1,760
3 $2,213
4 $2,665
5 $3,571
6 $4,024
7 $4,227
8 $6,334
For each additional person, add… $645

Apply For SNAP (Food Stamps) Services

Ready to Apply for SNAP?

You will need the following:

Identity:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Driver’s License or State ID
  • Voter Registration Card

Residency:

  • Utility Bills (BGE, Water, etc.)
  • Rental Agreement or Mortgage with Address

Immigration Status:

  • Immigration or Naturalization Papers (only if you were born outside the U.S.)

Medical Expense Deduction:

  • Billing Statements
  • Itemized Medical Records
  • Medicare Card indicating Part “B” coverage

Earned Income:

  • Pay Stubs
  • Income Tax Forms
  • Self-Employment bookkeeping records

Unearned Income:

  • Banking statements showing direct deposits
  • Agency letter showing benefits received
  • Social Security, SSI, VA Benefits, child support, alimony, and unemployment

Family Investment Administration FAQ

This document is the state’s go-to for SNAP questions.  Check here first for the answers to frequently asked questions!

Shopping for Groceries Online with your SNAP Benefits

Did you know you can now use your Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to shop online for fresh produce and groceries?  Participating online stores now accept SNAP benefits for online orders and will deliver to you.

Click here for details:

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Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) Frequently Asked Questions

P-EBT provides food benefits to children who have temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price meals at school due to COVID-10. Benefits coming JUNE 2020

Click here for details:

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