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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Formerly Known as Food Stamps

SNAP serves as the first line of defense against hunger.

Contact Information

Phone: (405) 522-5050

SNAP enables low-income families to buy nutritious food with Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards. SNAP recipients spend their benefits to buy eligible food in authorized retail food stores/Farmers' Markets.

To be considered eligible for SNAP assistance, you must meet the following basic requirements:

  • U.S. citizen or legal alien
  • Work requirements (unemployed adults, ages 18 TO 53)
  • Meet income standard(s) shown on Appendix C-3
  • Social Security Number for all members included in food benefit household.

The preferred application method is to apply online at www.OKDHSLIVE.ORG. However, you may submit a completed form 08MP001E (Request for Benefits) to your Local DHS Human Services Center.
If you are unable to access the form online, they are available at your local office.


If you get SNAP benefits, you may be eligible to learn new skills or get training at no cost to you! 
Click here to learn more about available employment and training services.

Changes to SNAP policies regarding able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWD) 

On June 3, 2023, the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023 (FRA) was signed into law. This new law creates some changes within the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWD) policy.


Protect your SNAP benefits from hackers and scammers!

Your benefit card needs to be protected just like a debit card or credit card. 

SNAP and FDPIR State or local agencies, and their sub-recipients, must post the following Nondiscrimiation statement