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NC’s Simplified Nutritional Assistance Program

What would you do with extra food dollars each month? Are you at least 65 and receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?  Then you may be eligible for the Simplified Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP is simplified version of North Carolina’s Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) Program (food stamps) that has fewer program rules and a[…] Read More

FNS/SNAP FAQs

Do you have questions about the Food and Nutrition Services/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (FNS/SNAP)?  This blog will provide answers to the most common questions we hear.  The eligibility requirements to receive FNS/SNAP have changed in the past few years, so continue reading to learn if you, or someone you know, may be eligible. 1.     Can[…] Read More

What’s an EBT card and why do I need one?

You  may have noticed a sign as you walk into the grocery store that says, “We accept EBT cards.” Are you wondering what an EBT card is used for? The money that is provided to you from Food and Nutrition Services/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is loaded onto an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card.  These benefits[…] Read More