- Listed: January 24, 2019 6:13 pm
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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) serves as the first line of defense against hunger for Virginia residents. It enables low-income families to buy nutritious food with coupons and Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards. SNAP recipients spend their benefits to buy eligible food in authorized retail food stores. The program is the cornerstone of the food assistance programs, and provides crucial support to needy households and to those making the transition from welfare to work.
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Virginia and fall into one of two groups: (1) those with a current bank balance (savings and checking combined) under $2,001, or (2) those with a current bank balance (savings and checking combined) under $3,001 who share their household with a person or persons age 60 and over, or with a person with a disability (a child, your spouse, a parent, or yourself).
In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:
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To apply for this program, please visit Virginia CommonHelp.
For more information on Virginia SNAP and instructions on how to apply, please visit the Virginia Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program page.
E-mail inquiries can be sent to:
Please call the DSS hotline to speak with a customer service representative:
You can also identify and contact your local county Department of Social Services (DWS) office by checking the Find Your Local Department page.
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