Stateside Library

Include Advocate Articles

Food Supplements (SNAP)

Don't Leave Money on the Table: Tax Credits and Public Benefits

Are you getting all of the tax credits and benefits you qualify for? Use our checklist to find out. more...

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Food Supplements (formerly Food Stamps)

What are Food Supplements?  You and your family may qualify for this benefit, even if you have too much money to qualify for other programs. You are given a card (like a debit card) to use when you buy food. (Some states may still use paper “stamps” or may have a different program name.) Your card is credited with monthly payments. The federal government also calls this SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). What can I buy with Food Supplements? more...

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

How to Get Food Supplements (Disabled Veterans)

How to Get Food Supplements (Disabled Veterans) The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides food supplement benefits to low-income families. SNAP food supplement benefits used to be known as food stamps. Generally, you must work 20 hours each week or attend a work program 20 hours each week to get SNAP benefits.  If you are not working or attending a work program, you can only get SNAP benefits for three months in any three-year period. This is called the more...

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5