How to get SNAP benefits in Oklahoma.

How to Get SNAP Benefits in Oklahoma 
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When people have low income or a disability, often they find themselves in need of government assistance to help them buy food. Oklahoma has a government benefit called SNAP. This supplemental nutrition assistance program helps those individuals in need to have a greatly reduced food bill which will help them save money on the price of their groceries. If you would like to get on the Oklahoma SNAP benefit assistance program, please follow the steps listed below.

1. To get on the Oklahoma SNAP benefits program, you will need to start the application process. You will need to fill out a paper SNAP application. You can acquire the application from any local Oklahoma DHS office near you. If you need the address to one of these offices, you can find it at the follow web site.

http://www.benefits.gov/benefits/benefit-details/1328

2. Fill out the application form with total accuracy and completion. This will give you the legal amount of SNAP benefits that you can have. You'll then need to return the Oklahoma SNAP application form to the DHS office that is near you.

If you need any help filling out the application, or if you need one mailed to you, call the following phone number.

800-522-0223

3. When you turn in the SNAP application to the Oklahoma DHS office, the representative will quickly look it over and see if you need emergency SNAP benefits. These benefits are most often given to people who have a very desperate circumstance and may face hunger or starvation now or in the near future. If you need the emergency benefits, you will be given a temporary SNAP card on the spot. If you do not need the emergency benefits, an interview time will be scheduled for you to come in for a face to face interview. Here you will have to give information such as proof of your income levels, bills, car values, etc. Once approved, you will be given an Oklahoma SNAP benefit card that can help you purchase food.

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