Illinois SNAP2020-07-06T16:18:54-05:00

Illinois SNAP Outreach

SNAP is formerly known as Food Stamps

The SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), formerly known as Food Stamps, provides nutrition benefits for families so that they can purchase healthy food options for themselves and their families. It is an entitlement program, NOT a welfare program. There are enough benefits to go around, so you won’t be taking benefits away from anyone.

Our State contracted and trained SNAP Outreach Coordinators would be happy to assist you with your application today! Feel free to call them at 618-307-9541 or fill out a form by “Clicking Here” and our SNAP Coordinators will reach out to speak with you. Income guidelines increase every year. Being denied in the past doesn’t mean you aren’t eligible today.

This is an example of what an EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) Card looks like. If approved, the SNAP benefits will be loaded monthly onto your own personal EBT card.


How to use your EBT card.

SNAP clients can now shop online for their groceries at Amazon, Kroger, and Wal-mart!

                   

Land of Lincoln Legal Services  (Link: https://lincolnlegal.org)/ or call 1-877-342-7891

United Way 211 (Cell call 211) (Landline call 1-800-427-4626) (Link: https://www.211unitedway.org/)

LIHEAP- (Link: https://www2.illinois.gov/dceo/CommunityServices/UtilityBillAssistance/Pages/default.aspx)

Our SNAP coordinators, provide  Food Stamp application assistance through phone calls, outreaches, Community Events, and training SNAP Network Partners.


You can fill out this form and we will call you.


Melanie is here to help!

Melanie Hager
Illinois SNAP Outreach Coordinator
Direct Line: 618-307-9541
E-Mail: mhager@stlfooodbank.org


According to Feeding America individuals and families are having to choose between food and other necessities.

This is where SNAP Food Stamps can help! According to the CBPP, SNAP is the nation’s most important anti-hunger program! Research has shown that SNAP reduces poverty and food insecurity and that over the long term, these impacts lead to improved health and economic outcomes!


Melanie is here to help!

Melanie Hager
Illinois SNAP Outreach Coordinator
Direct Line: 618-307-9541
E-Mail: mhager@stlfooodbank.org

You can fill out this form and we will call you.

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