SNAP (formerly food stamps) stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program which helps people buy the food needed for good health. SNAP benefits are put on an electronic card that is used like an ATM or bank card. You can use SNAP at most supermarkets, convenience stores, and some farmers’ markets.
The Greater Boston Food Bank can help you apply for SNAP benefits. Contact us to find out if you’re eligible, to apply, or for help with your existing case.
SNAP is for everyone—families, seniors, disabled, homeless, unemployed, employed, veterans, and active military. If you’re within the income limits below, you may be eligible.