Food & Nutrition Services (Food Stamps)

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Food and Nutrition Services is a federal supplemental food assistance program designed to help eligible low-income families or individuals buy food. Families must meet income, residence, citizenship, and work rules. If you buy and cook your food separately from others living with you, you may be able to apply as a separate household.

16284-an-african-american-couple-preparing-a-healthy-meal-orAnother Food and Nutrition program offered by DSS includes the Simplified Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP).  Learn more by clicking here.

How to apply:


Granville County Department of Social Services
410 West Spring Street
Oxford, NC 27565



Paper Application
  • A paper application can be obtained at our front desk
  • Printed from the web: FNS Application 

Mail, FAX or Drop-Off:
Granville County Department of Social Services
PO Box 966
Oxford, NC 27565
FAX number: 919-693-1106

Please note that an interview will need to be completed by a caseworker for each application but the interview can be completed over the phone if you are unable to come into the office.

You can view a list of items needed to complete your FNS application at the following link:

You can view a chart of income limits and maximum allotments at the following link:




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