Food Stamps (SNAP)

Self Help Legal Information

  • Are You Eligible for Any Goverment Benefits?

    Enter information into this website and it will give you a report on benefits you may be eligible to receive in Alabama. Also in Spanish/Español Read More

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    GovBenefits, A Partnership of Federal Agencies and Organizations
  • Don't Miss Out!!! Take Advantage of All the Benefits Available to You

    Should you be getting child support? Do you qualify for food stamps? Can your children get free or low-cost health insurance? Can you get a lower telephone bill? Do you need help filing your income taxes? Read this for information about 10 often-overlooked benefits available to many low-income people. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama
  • Do You Qualify for Lifeline? You Can Get a FREE Cell Phone

    If you qualify for the Lifeline program above, you can get a free cell phone through this benefit. Read this information to find out how. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama
  • Food Stamp Application for Seniors

    This is an simpler application for food assistance for households where everyone is elderly (age 60 or older) and have no earned income. Read More

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    Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Food Stamp Households

    What is a Food Stamp Household? Can one house have two or more food stamp households? Can my children live with me and be a separate household? Answers to these questions and more are in this factsheet. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama
  • Lifeline and Link-up Benefits for Alabama

    Need help paying your phone bill? You can get help through Lifeline & Link-Up. If you get Medicaid, Food Stamps, SSI, TANF, LIHEAP or you have a Section 8 voucher, you may be eligible - read this information to find out. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama
  • Save Those Papers!

    In order to protect your rights, you may need to use papers others have given you. This fact sheet tells you what papers you should save. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama
  • SNAP (Food Stamps) for Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents

    Information regarding the new time limit for Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWDs) to receive SNAP (Food stamps). Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): Fact Sheet on Resources, Income and Benefits

    Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP is the new name for the Food Stamp Program. By going to this website, you can get current food stamp income limits. Note that it has different limits for disabled and elderly people. The website also shows the largest amounts families can get in food stamps. To get these amounts of food stamps, families have to have no income or very little income. Please note: This website talks about counting cars toward the resource limit. In Alabama, cars do not count. Read More

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    U.S. Food and Nutrition Service (FNS)
  • The Food Stamp Program: Just the Facts

    The Food Stamp Program helps low income people buy food. This document answers questions about how to apply, how many food stamps you can receive, work requirements, reporting requirements and your rights under the program. Links to the Online Alabama Food Stamp Application - in English and Spanish/Español - are included. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama
  • Tips for Dealing With Government Offices and Agencies

    In order to receive certain benefits, you must give an agency some information about yourself. It is very important to give correct information to agencies. This document contains tips on how to do this. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama