Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), is a federal nutrition program that helps eligible community members stretch their food budgets and access nutritious food.

The Capital Area Food Bank partners with organizations that provide SNAP outreach in DC, MD, and VA, assisting individuals and families apply for SNAP benefits. Once eligible community members are approved for these benefits, they are able to shop at retailers that accept SNAP payment including local grocery stores, convenience stores, and some farmers’ markets and co-op food programs.

Learn more about SNAP, and receive help with the application process from the following organizations in your state:

DC Residents
DC Hunger Solutions

MD Residents
Maryland Hunger Solutions

Virginia Residents
Northern Virginia Family Services (SERVE)