The Food Assistance Division administers the Supplemental Nutrition
Assistance Program (SNAP) in Alabama. The Food Assistance Program's
purpose is to end hunger and improve nutrition by providing monthly
benefits to eligible low income households to help them buy the food
they need for good health. The eligibility rules and benefit amounts,
based on income and household size, are determined by regulations issued
by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and
Nutrition Service. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Applications for the Food Assistance Program are available in all county
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of
Agriculture (USDA) civil rightsregulations and policies, the USDA, its
Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutionsparticipating in or
administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on
race,color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age,
political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliationfor prior civil rights
activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication
for program information(e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American
Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (Stateor local) where
they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or
have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay
Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally,
program information may be made available in languages other than
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the
Discrimination Complaint Form
, (AD-3027) found online at:
, and at any USDA
office, or write a letteraddressed to USDA and provide in the letter all
of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the
complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.
Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the
Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
Independence Avenue, SW
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications may be filed in the county where you live or
You may fax, mail, or bring the signed application to your County DHR
office for processing.
to find the Food Assistance office nearest you.
Click here to print out an application.
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To apply for food assistance benefits online, please visit
. Before you can
complete the application, you must first register for an account. Your
completed application will be sent to the DHR office in the county where
Click here to visit MyDHR and
complete an online application.
MyDHR is the ONLY website where you
can apply for Food Assistance online. NEVER provide information to
anyone who promises to help you apply for food assistance.
for a training presentation designed to assist you in using
Electronic Benefits Transfer
Alabama Elderly Simplified Application Project (AESAP)
EBT Account Information
(This is the ONLY official link to Alabama EBT
account information. Use of an unauthorized application or site may
place your account security at risk.)
USDA Benefit Calculator
Requisitos de elegibilidad programa de vales de comida
Food Assistance Eligibility Requirements
Frequently Asked Questions
Food Assistance Division FAQs
Snap Retailer Locator
Food Assistance Points of Eligibility Manual
Food Assistance Related Web Sites
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