SNAP is a program that helps working adults purchase healthy and nutritious food at the grocery store, ensuring you have enough money for well-balanced meals.
A single working adult earning less than $1,536 per month may qualify for SNAP.
SNAP provides eligible Minnesotans with an EBT card that can be used to buy groceries in most Minnesota food stores. The average monthly benefit for a working adult is $118 per month, and will vary depending on your income and the number of people living in your household. Once your application is approved, you will receive your EBT card within 30 days.
A simple process exists for eligible Minnesotans to enroll in SNAP.
Our friendly and helpful representatives at the Minnesota Food Helpline are available talk with you to see if you qualify for SNAP.
The USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) granted Minnesota a waiver of time limits for SNAP. Many people who may have exhausted their food stamp benefits may now be eligible again.
Minnesota’s unemployment rate has remained high. As such, the federal government is allowing Minnesota to temporarily relax some SNAP employment requirements for many unemployed Minnesotans who otherwise might be denied assistance. This change will allow some Minnesotans who have exhausted benefits an opportunity to reapply for help and it will ensure that other Minnesotans on SNAP will not lose their assistance because they cannot find work.