The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) provides nutritional assistance benefits to children and families, the elderly, the disabled, unemployed and working families.
If you do not already have a TDHS account, you will need to create one to access services (e.g. Find a Family Focused Solutions Provider near you here. Department of Agriculture also prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Federal Student Aid Summer Meals through the Summer Food Service Program Enroll a child in the Imagination Library SNAP Policy Manual USDA Economic Research Service This institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, and in some cases religion or political beliefs. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g.
Braille, large print, audio tape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.
Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.
To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866)632-9992. 20250-9410, by fax (202)690-7442 or email at [email protected]
Your eligibility counselor will explain what information is needed, how to get it and help you if you need assistance.
Common Questions, Email, and Live Chat Family Assistance Service Center 615-743-2000 (Nashville area) 1-866-311-4287 (Toll free) SNAP benefits are issued and accessed electronically using a Benefit Security Card or EBT Card.
To apply for benefits, submit your application online or visit the local DHS county office.
Current SNAP recipients can find information on their case with Case Connect.