Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Do You Need Help Applying for SNAP?

 

SNAP stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. SNAP is a federal program that helps millions of low-income Americans put food on the table. SNAP benefits are delivered monthly through EBT cards, which are used to purchase groceries at one of the more than 238,000 authorized retailers nationwide.

FTAAAD can assist with applications by phone or in person. Just call 423-722-5093 to speak with the SNAP Outreach Coordinator. We can also help current SNAP beneficiaries submit any changes in their circumstances to DHS.

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AM I ELIGIBLE FOR SNAP?

The following are considerations for SNAP eligibility in the State of Tennessee. CLICK HERE to learn more.

HOW DO I APPLY FOR SNAP?

Applications may be submitted in person to your county Tennessee Department of Human Services office, or online through the State website. FTAAAD can also assist with applications by phone or in person. CLICK HERE to learn more.

CAN I INCREASE MY MONTHLY BENEFIT AMOUNT?
There are several reasons you may be eligible for increased benefit amounts. Changes to your monthly income, housing costs or medical expenses may qualify you for higher benefits. CLICK HERE to learn more.
WHAT OTHER BENEFITS COME WITH SNAP?
SNAP beneficiaries in Tennessee may be eligible for participation in additional programs. CLICK HERE to learn more.
MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR SNAP DOLLARS
Good nutrition and healthy eating habits are critical for everyone, but especially for those over age 60. But healthy foods can be more expensive to buy and prepare. CLICK HERE to learn more.
WHAT IF I'M TURNED DOWN FOR SNAP?

You may file an appeal in writing, by phone, or online. You may also file an appeal online by visiting  https://appealsonline.dhs.tn.gov/. Or, contact the Family Assistance Service Center at 1-866-311-4287 to speak with a DHS Representative. CLICK HERE to learn more.