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Benefit Details
Michigan Food Assistance Program
Managing Agency Michigan

Program Description

The Michigan Food Assistance Program supplements the food purchasing power of low-income individuals and families. The U.S. Department of Agriculture funds 100 percent of this program. The state and Federal governments share administrative costs. The Department of Human Services (DHS) determines eligibility for food assistance.

General Program Requirements

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process

You can apply online at

The Department of Human Services (DHS) must help all persons fill out the application when requested. If you need help, please call or visit your local DHS county office:,4562,7-124-5459_5461---,00.html

If you need an interpreter, you may use one of your choice or the agency will provide one. If you are refused help in filling out the application, you may call 517-373-0707.

Program Contact Information