Food Stamps & Vouchers

Federal food assistance provides credit to be used for select grocery items at retailers.

Administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, food assistance is now often provided through the use of electronic cards rather than paper stamps or vouchers. Learn about eligibility before

applying at a local office. Online pre-screening can help you determine eligibility, which depends on several factors, including:

  • Income
  • Expenses such as rent, utilities, and medical bills
  • State of residence

 

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Tip

Check with local senior centers that might offer low-cost meals in a group setting.

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