Many people are eligible for SNAP
Contrary to what you might have heard, SNAP is for individuals and families of all ages, homeowners, renters, and even people without a permanent address. You can be working, unemployed, or a college student. You don’t need a current photo ID. The only requirements are related to household income. You can see if you might eligible for SNAP using Bridge to Benefits or click here.
SNAP is powerful and easy to use
In Minnesota, the money you get in SNAP benefits is put on an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, which you can use just like a debit card. SNAP benefits can be used at participating grocery stores, convenience stores, and even some farmer’s markets, including CAD's own! Receiving even a relatively small amount of SNAP benefits can have a big impact on your ability to make ends meet.
Ready to take the next step?
If you’d like to start an application on your own, you can use the ApplyMN online interface. If you’d like help, you can contact Megan or Karen to set up an appointment to fill out application forms. The following documents are usually required for the application, however there is some flexibility in the requirements, and required documents can be added to an application later. In other words, don’t let a lack of documentation stop you from starting the process.