Arkansas Food Stamp Program
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Arkansas Food Stamp Program a.k.a.
Arkansas Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or the Food Stamps Program as it is known by the public, is a federal food assistance program. The SNAP provides grants to the States for the purpose of reducing hunger and malnutrition in all eligible households across the nation.
The SNAP provides grants to the States for the purpose of reducing hunger and malnutrition in all eligible households across the nation.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program helps provide healthy food to qualifying low-income families with children, elderly or disabled in each State of the USA.
Each State administers its own SNAP program and can change and adjust to some extent the eligibility requirements and rules of the program.
The Arkansas Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is also known as the Arkansas Food Stamp Program.
In Arkansas, the SNAP is administered by the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS). United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides federal grants and oversees the operation of Arkansas SNAP.
According to the Arkansas Department of Human Services, the purpose of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is to help end hunger and improve nutrition and health.
It is important to know that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is a federal entitlement program funded by U.S. Government grants.
Any U.S. Citizen, even some legal alien residents, will get free food assistance as long as they meet the SNAP eligibility guidelines.
In other words, there is enough Supplemental Nutrition Assistance for every American that qualifies.
Low-income households who receive SNAP benefits can buy the food they need for a nutritionally adequate diet.
Approx. of the total Arkansas population received Food Stamp Benefits in 2018
Recipients in June, 2018 of Food Stamps (SNAP) Benefits in Arkansas
Arkansas Food Assistance Benefits
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