The Department of Social Services now offers a program in Food and Nutrition Services called SNAP (Simplified Nutritional Assistance Program).
Individuals must meet the following criteria to be eligible:
- Receive SSI, (individuals may have other income as well)
- Age 65 or older
- Not living in an institution
- Residing in North Carolina
- Purchasing and preparing food separately from other people living in the home
*NOTE: Married individuals living in the same home cannot be considered a separate household
If you are eligible, you will receive monthly food stamps and an EBT Card. Your case will be automatically certified for a three-year period.
How to apply:
To safely and better serve our customers who need assistance the options to apply are listed below:
Printable application click here
Email applications to FNS.email@example.com
Mail applications to PO Box 966 Oxford, NC 27565.
Drop off applications off at 410 West Spring Street, Oxford NC 27565 or 2531 East Lyon Station Road, Creedmoor, NC 27522.
Fax application to 919-693-5090
If you choose to come into the Agency to apply, it is on a first come, first served basis.
Click here to view a chart of income limits and maximum allotments.