Simplified Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP)

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

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.

Please note that an interview will need to be completed by a caseworker for each application.

Click here to view a chart of income limits and maximum allotments. 






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