Program DescriptionThe Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) serves as the first line of defense against hunger for New Mexico residents. It enables low-income families to buy nutritious food with coupons and Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards. SNAP recipients spend their benefits to buy eligible food in authorized retail food stores.
General Program RequirementsIn order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of New Mexico and fall into one of two groups: (1) those with a current bank balance (savings and checking combined) under $2,001, or (2) those with a current bank balance (savings and checking combined) under $3,001 who share their household with a person or persons age 60 and over, or with a person with a disability (a child, your spouse, a parent, or yourself).
Your Next StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.
Application ProcessTo apply for this program, please visit:
Program Contact Information
Please call the New Mexico Human Services Department to speak with a client service representative: 1-888-473-3676
For more information on the New Mexico Food Stamp program and instructions on how to apply, please visit: http://www.hsd.state.nm.us/LookingForAssistance/Supplemental_Nutrition_Assistance_Program__SNAP_.aspx