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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Other programs from Nebraska Department of Health and Human services:

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

  • Employment First Services
  • Emergency Assistance
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

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Contact Information

Contact Person: AccessNebraska

Phone: 402-323-3900

Fax:402-742-2351

Toll Free: 1-800-472-3382

Email: DHHS.AccessNebraskaQuestions@nebraska.gov

Hours of Operation: NA

Description

SNAP provides monthly nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget of needy families so they can purchase healthy food and move towards self-sufficiency.

How to get started

Households can apply by picking up an application from an office, filling out an application online at accessnebraska.ne.gov, or calling ACCESSNebraska at 402-323-3900 if in Lincoln or 800-383-4278 if outside Lincoln in Lancaster and Saunders County.

Office:
1050 N St, Suite 150,
Lincoln NE

Additional Information

Financial Requirements

  • Gross income below 130% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL)If under gross income limit, Net income (after allowable deductions) below 100% FPL.

Non-Financial Requirements

  • Resident of Nebraska
  • U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Have a Social Security Number (exceptions apply)
  • Have not left job or refused job without a good reason
  • Not a student in higher education (exceptions apply)
  • Have not been convicted of a drug felony (exceptions apply)
  • Complying with terms of sentence if convicted of certain felonies
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Households that meet the SNAP eligibility requirements will receive money each month that can be used to buy food.

Individuals can be referred to apply through any of the methods in #5

Services provided to businesses

Work based learning

Job Retention

Job Coaching

Assistive Technology

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)

On-the-Job Evaluation (OJE)*

On-the-Job Training (OJT)*