The US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), called Basic Food in Washington, helps low income people make ends meet by providing monthly benefits to buy food.
Who is eligible:
Washington State residents who meet:
Legal immigrants who are not eligible for federal basic food solely due their immigration status may be eligible for the state Food Assistance Program (FAP).
*NEW* January 1st 2016- ABLE BODIED ADULTS WITHOUT DEPENDENTS (ABAWD)
Some childless adults will need to participate in work activities in order to stay eligible for Basic Food. More informaiton can be found on the ABAWD page.
Your Basic Food benefits are based on your family size and in-come.
How to Apply For Basic Food Benefits:
The Application for Benefits is available in several languages.
foodhelp.wa.gov is your source to finding healthy and affordable food in Washington State.
How to Apply:
As with all our programs, the only way to know for sure if you are eligible is to apply.
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