How to Apply for Alabama Food Assistance?

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Alabama Food Assistance Application

Alabama Food Assistance Application is provided by Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR) and can be obtained from local DHR offices in all Alabama counties.

All individuals and families in need of food assistance must apply for food stamps in the county in which they live.

If you are an Alabama resident that is in need of food and you want to apply for the Alabama Food Assistance Program, start by printing the Alabama Food Assistance Application.

Follow the Alabama Food Assistance Application instructions and complete your name, address, sign, and turn your application into the county Food Assistance Office where your household lives.

You can go into the local Food Assistance Office and complete the application while you are there.

If you do not have all the information complete as much as you can including your name, social security number, what you are applying for, and sign it.

The Food Assistance Office has to accept the application with the current date. You can provide the rest of the information later at the interview.

Once you have filed the Food Stamp application, you will be given or mailed an appointment for an interview with a Food Assistance worker.


I Need Food Assistance Now. It is an Emergency!

Some households may get Expedited Services for Food Stamp Benefit assistance in Alaska if they meet certain criteria. Alaska food stamps application can be accelerated if the household is considered to be in an emergency situation.

You can start getting Food Stamp Benefits within 7 calendar days if your household:

  1. has less than $150 in monthly gross income,
  2. and liquid resources (cash, checking or savings accounts) of $100 or less; or

Your rent/mortgage and utilities are more than your household’s combined monthly income and liquid resources, or a member of your household is a migrant or seasonal farm worker.

Call 334-242-1310 for more information on Alabama Food Assistance Program.

Food Assistance Program | Eligibility | Approval | Benefits

Sources: State Agencies, FNS, USDA

Recipients in 2018 of Food Stamp (SNAP) Benefits in Alabama

Recipients in 2017 of Food Stamp (SNAP) Benefits in Alabama

Alabama Food Assistance Benefits

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