SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Our Food Stamps Helpline provides assistance in applying for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to help eligible individuals and families purchase food.
Our SNAP team members are knowledgeable, friendly and will help maximize your benefit amount. Call today: 1.877.999.5964
SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly, the Food Stamp Program), is a federally-funded program that helps millions of eligible, low-income households and individuals purchase nutritious and healthy food at participating grocery stores and farmers markets.
We can help you apply for benefits.
At the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, our team of experts will provide assistance through our bi-lingual Food Stamps Helpline. Our SNAP associates will:
- Pre-screen households for potential eligibility
- Estimate a households SNAP benefit amount
- Submit a SNAP application and provide advice on what to expect next
- Conduct follow-up calls for additional support and assistance with the approval process
- Assist with renewing benefits. Download SNAP Income Guidelines – available in both English and Spanish.
To learn more about SNAP, CLICK HERE.
To learn more about SNAP Work Requirements & Resources, CLICK HERE.
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Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
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- fax: (202) 690-7442; or
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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If you or someone you know needs help applying for Food Stamps (SNAP), call our Food Stamps Helpline at 1.877.999.5964. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Our associates can also help find additional food assistance programs such as a food pantry, soup kitchen, etc. Or submit an online inquiry by filling out the form below.
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For questions regarding SNAP application assistance, please call our helpline: