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:
Online by clicking here for epass.
Paper applications are available at the Social Services Office, 410 West Spring Street in Oxford, or can be downloaded by clicking here.
A drop box is located at the Social Services Office, 410 West Spring Street in Oxford.
Mail applications to:
Department of Social Services
PO Box 966
Oxford, NC 27565
Email applications to www.granvillecounty.org/residents/social-services/.
In person appointments can be made by calling 919-693-1511.
Click here to view a chart of income limits and maximum allotments.