Food stamps are a means for lower income people to get healthy and nutritious food for free or no cost. There are many low income families in Alabama, who may need the government assistance of food stamps or SNAP benefits to help them pay for nutritious food.
In order to qualify for food stamps, you must be disabled or have a low income and be able to prove it. You also must apply for food stamps at the appropriate state locations which are located all over the state, but mostly near medium sized to larger towns in Alabama.
If you follow these easy steps, they can help you acquire food stamps in Alabama which is called the SNAP benefit program.Start by applying for the food stamp or SNAP benefits in Alabama by going to the DHS web site and downloading the food stamp application form at:
Be sure to read all these steps before leaving this web site.
If you choose to apply for the SNAP application in person, be sure to return the application form to a local DHS office. You can find your nearest DHS office by going to the following web address:
Or call them at: 1-501-682-8650
Be sure all of your information such as your name, children, employment, and income is as accurate as possible on your food stamp / SNAP application.
When the SNAP application is approved by a DHS worker, you will soon be granted a SNAP benefit card, or in some cases be given emergency food stamps. The card will work almost like a debit card (but for food stamps). Be sure to make sure it is working by purchasing a small quantity of food with it. If there is any problem at all when using the SNAP card, be sure to immediately contact the DHS agent who approved you or simply call an Alabama DHS office.