The purpose of the Nevada Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is to provide the means to increase food purchasing power in order to raise the nutritional level among low-income households. The program is often the first line of defense against hunger for many Nevada families.
General Program Requirements
For this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Nevada 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).
In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:
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Your Next StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.
Application ProcessFor more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) pre-screening tool:
Mail correspondence related to Nevada SNAP can be sent to:
Department of Human Resources (DHR)-Welfare Division
1470 East College Parkway
Carson City, Nevada 89706
To learn more information about Nevada SNAP, please visit:http://www.snap-step1.usda.gov/fns/
Residents can reach the Nevada Department of Human Resources (DHR)-Welfare Division by phone at:775-684-0500