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Nevada Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Food/Nutrition > Nevada Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

 

Program Description:

The purpose of the Nevada Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is to provide the means to increase food purchasing power in order to raise the nutritional level among low-income households. The program is often the first line of defense against hunger for many Nevada families.

 

General Program Requirements:

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the State of Nevada 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). For either group, you must also have an annual household income of less than $14,079 if one person lives in the household; $18,941 if two people live in the household; $23,803 if three people live in the household; $28,665 if four people live in the household; $33,527 if five people live in the household; $38,389 if six people live in the household; $43,251 if seven people live in the household; or $48,113 if eight people live in the household. For larger households, add $4,862 for each additional person in the home.

 

Status

Active

 

Loan Terms:

Not Applicable

 

Application Process:

The SNAP application can be found at the following location:
http://dwss.nv.gov/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=86&Itemid...

To apply for this program, fill out the application and make an appointment to speak with a representative at your local county office:
http://dwss.nv.gov/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=122&Itemi...

 

Program Contact Information:

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Drug Administration, Food and Nutrition Service pre-screening tool:
http://www.snap-step1.usda.gov/fns/

Residents can reach the Nevada Department of Human Resources (DHR)-Welfare Division by phone at: 775-684-0500

Mail correspondence related to Nevada SNAP can be sent to:

DHR-Welfare Division
1470 East College Parkway
Carson City, Nevada 89706

To learn more information about Nevada SNAP, please visit:
http://dwss.nv.gov/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=84&Itemid...

 

Managing Agency:

Nevada
http://www.nv.gov




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