What SNAP Does

With SNAP you get an Electronic Benefit Transfer card.  You use the EBT card like a debit card to buy food at grocery stores. SNAP puts benefits on the EBT card once a month.


Who Can Apply

SNAP is for people and families with low income, whether they are working or not.  Anyone can apply. If you qualify, you will receive SNAP.  The amount you receive on your EBT card each month depends on your income, your assets, and your family size.  To see if you qualify, and the approximate amount you would receive, try the SNAP Pre-screening Tool at


Where Can You Apply

In Alabama, you can apply through your county Dept. of Human Resources office.  In our Food Bank's service area, the DHR phone numbers are:

Colbert Co.   256-314-4900

Cullman Co.   256-737-5370

DeKalb Co.   256-844-2741

Franklin Co.   256-331-5900

Jackson Co.   256-574-0400

Lauderdale Co.   256-765-4032

Lawrence Co.   256-905-3100

Limestone Co.   256-216-6380

Madison Co.   256-536-0766

Marshall Co.   256-582-7800

Morgan Co.   256-340-5960

Or call 1-800-221-5689, or visit


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