Apply for Food and Nutrition Services (Food Stamps) in NC Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) Food and Nutrition Services Employment and Training Program (FNS E&T) Simplified Nutritional Assistance Program SNAP North Carolina State Nutrition Action Coalition Food and Nutrition Services Brochure - English Food and Nutrition Services Brochure - Spanish


    Income: You may be eligible for Food and Nutrition Services if your total income falls below the appropriate gross income limits for your household size. Eligibility workers determine which income limit applies to your household.

    The maximum benefit amount for households receiving Food and Nutrition Services increased by 25% for the period of October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022. 

    HOUSEHOLD SIZE 130% MAXIMUM GROSS INCOME LIMIT 200% MAXIMUM GROSS INCOME LIMIT MAXIMUM BENEFIT ALLOTMENT 1 $1,396 $2,148 $250 2 $1,888 $2,904 $459 3 $2,379 $3,660 $658 4 $2,871 $4,418 $835 5 $3,363 $5,174 $992 6 $3,855 $5,930 $1,190 7 $4,347 $6,688 $1,316 8 $4,839 $7,444 $1,504 Each Additional Member (+492) (+758) (+188)

    Household Composition: Some individuals must participate in Food and Nutrition Services as one household even though they purchase and prepare their meals separately. Individuals who must participate as one household include:

    • Individuals living together who purchase/prepare their food together
    • Spouses living together or individuals representing themselves as a married couple
    • Individuals under the age of 22 living with a parent
    • Individuals under 18 under the parental control of an adult living in the home
    • Two unmarried adults living in the same home who are parents of a mutual child

    Citizenship/Immigration Status: All individuals receiving Food and Nutrition benefits must be US citizens or immigrants admitted to the United States under a specific immigration status.

    Public charge rules that relate to determinations about certain legal resident statuses changed in March 2021. Immigrants should know that they and their families can access many public benefits without concern, if they are eligible, and are encouraged to get information about public charge rules in English and Spanish on the NC Justice Center website. 

    Resources: Some households may be subject to a resource test.

    • Households may have $2,500 in countable resources.
    • Households may have $3,750 if at least one person is age 60 or older or disabled.
    • Certain resources are not counted, such as homes, buildings and land.


    NC EBT Call Center: 1-866-719-0141.  Contact  the Division of Social Services.


    You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form to: Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 400 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20250-9410 Fax: (202) 690-7442 or Email:  [email protected] . This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

    Nondiscrimination statements

    የማዳላት ተግባርን ላለመፈጸም የወጣ መግለጫ - Amharic

    تصريح عدم التمييز - Arabic

    非歧视声明 - Chinese Simplified

    非歧視聲明 - Chinese Traditional

    Deklarasyon Kont Diskriminasyon - Creole

    Izjava o nediskriminaciji - Croatian


    میثاق (بیانیه) عدم تبعیض - Farsi

    Déclaration de non-discrimination de l’USDA - French

    Antidiskriminierungserklärung des US-Landwirtschaftsministeriums USDA - German

    भेदभाव मुक्‍त संबंधी वक्‍तव्‍य - Hindi

    Nqe Lus Teev Kev Tsis Kheev Ntxub Ntxaug - Hmong

    សេចក្តីថ្លែងការណ៍ស្តីពីការមិនរើសអើង - Khmer

    ຖະແຫຼງການບໍ່ເລືອກປະຕິບັດ - Laotian

    Oświadczenie odnośnie niedyskryminacji - Polish

    Declaração de não-discriminação - Portuguese

    Заявление o недискриминации - Russian

    Warbixinta Takoor La’aanta - Somali

    Usted no sera discriminado - Spanish

    ประกาศเก่ ียวกับการไม ่กีดกันเลือกปฏิบัต - Thai

    غیر امتیازی سلوک کے بارے میں بیان - Urdu

    Tuyên Văn Không Kỳ Thị - Vietnamese

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    No, fast food restaurants in Texas do not accept the EBT card. Texas is one of many states that does not participate in the Restaurant Meals Program. In order to use your EBT card to purchase fast food, your state needs to be a part of the Restaurant Meals Program, which Texas is not. more
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    The California Restaurant Meals Program allows eligible homeless, disabled, and/or elderly (ages 60 and above) CalFresh benefit recipients to use their CalFresh benefits to purchase hot, prepared food from participating restaurants. more
    Can you buy hot food with food stamps in Texas?
    According to this Texas Administrative Code, you cannot buy hot foods with EBT in Texas. Some states allow food stamp recipients to use their SNAP benefits to make purchases at fast food restaurants, but this is not the case in Texas. Our state does not participate in the Restaurant Meals Program. more
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    You can use food stamps to buy groceries, snacks, and seeds or plants that will produce food. You can't use food stamps to buy alcohol, tobacco products, vitamins, live animals, prepared foods, or any non-food household items. more
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    Applicants are only allowed pet food once per month for 6 consecutive months, a supplemental amount of food will be supplied to offset your current pet food supply. more
    Can you buy dog food with food stamps in Pennsylvania?
    Ineligible Food Stamp Benefit Uses Most recipients in Pennsylvania may not use food stamp benefits to buy hot foods prepared for immediate consumption. Also off limits are alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, pet food, paper products, household supplies, toiletries and medicines. more
    Can you buy baby food with food stamps in Texas?
    Yes, you can use your SNAP benefits to buy baby food. This includes infant formula, cereals, juices, and baby food in boxes and jars. more
    Do food Stamp recipients get Extra food stamps?
    California has been approved to provide emergency allotments to eligible households during the COVID-19 Emergency. March 2020 through June 2022 Emergency benefits will raise each household's regular monthly CalFresh allotment to the maximum allowable benefits based on their CalFresh household size. more
    Can you buy dog food with food stamps on Amazon?
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