Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Formerly known as the food stamp program, provides monthly benefits that help low income households buy the food they need for good health. SNAP is a federal program administered on the local level by the Mississippi Department of Human Services. Nationally, SNAP is the largest program in the domestic hunger safety net. SNAP is meant to be a supplement to one’s income to help ensure nutritional needs are met. Mississippi residents who face food insecurity are urged to apply for the program. Help is available for those struggling to put food on the table.
Follow the menu links for additional information about SNAP eligibility and how to apply.
Fresh Savings allows you to buy fresh fruits and vegetables on a limited budget with your SNAP card. To find out more information click the link below.
For more information on SNAP, visit the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food & Nutrition Service website.