Who Can Get Food Stamps

Anyone can apply for food stamps (commonly known as SNAP or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). To get food stamps, you and the other people in your household must meet certain conditions: Everyone who is applying in your household must have or apply for a Social Security number and be either a U.S. citizen, U.S. national or have status as a qualified alien. 

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