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Alabama Food Stamp Program

Alabama > Alabama Food Stamp Program

 

Program Description:

The Food Stamp Partnership administers the Food Stamp Program in Alabama. The Food Stamp Program's purpose is to end hunger and improve nutrition by providing monthly benefits to eligible low-income households to help them buy the food they need for good health. The eligibility rules and benefit amounts, based on income and household size, are determined by regulations issued by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Service. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 

General Program Requirements:

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the State of Alabama 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:

Applications must be filed in the county where you live. You may fax, mail, or bring the signed application to your County DHR office for processing.

To find your nearest office, visit: http://www.dhr.state.al.us/Counties.aspFor a copy of the application, visit: http://www.dhr.state.al.us/large_docs/English%20Web%20FS%20Application%20(3).pdf

 

Program Contact Information:

Please visit the Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR) website to learn more about Food Stamps:
http://www.dhr.state.al.us/page.asp?pageid=159

Postal mail should be addressed to:
Alabama Department of Human Resources
Food Stamp Partnership
50 North Ripley Street
Montgomery, AL 36130

To contact the Alabama Food Stamp Voice Response System please call in Montgomery:
1-334-242-0143
And in if you are outside Montgomery:
1-800-382-0499

 

Managing Agency:

Alabama
http://www.alabama.gov




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