How To Apply For Food Stamps In NEW JERSEY


If you want to apply for Food Stamps in NEW JERSEY, there will be additional requirements in the application process and you can find some of these in the list below. There is a provision by some states to have an application that can be downloaded, printed and submitted to the SNAP benefits department in NJ. Other states will also simply have the food stamps application online. For those of you already receiving NEW JERSEY SNAP benefits and want to know how to check your food stamp balance online or using the phone you can visit NEW JERSEY Food Stamp Balance for more information.

NEW JERSEY SNAP Benefits Department
New Jersey Department of Human Services

NEW JERSEY SNAP Benefits Program
New Jersey Food Stamp Program

NEW JERSEY Food Stamp Application
If you want to apply for your NEW JERSEY ebt card you will have to locate the New Jersey Department of Human Services. You can click here to locate the closest SNAP benefits department in the state that you live in. You can also call the NEW JERSEY Information hotline number at 1-800-687-9512. You can print out the NEW JERSEY online application if you want to apply for the benefits and submit the form that you completed to the local office as per their instructions.

NEW JERSEY SNAP Benefits Eligibility
If you have to apply for SNAP benefits in NEW JERSEY you will have to meet the criteria that is set by the USDA SNAP Eligibility Requirements. You will also have to provide necessary documentation that includes a valid social security number for each household member, as this is requested by the state. Households can have up to $2000 in resources that are countable, like a bank account and this figure goes up to $3250 if there is at least one elderly or disabled person in the household. The state determines the procedure for handling vehicles. Some resources like property and real estate may not disqualify you from receiving the benefits.

Households must have a gross monthly income at or below 130% of the Federal poverty guidelines. After allowable deductions a household's net monthly income should be 100% or less of the Federal poverty guidelines in order to be eligible for SNAP Benefits. Adults who are residing in the current household must meet work requirements as outlined by the program. You can view additional details about how to apply for AK SNAP Benefits by using the SNAP Pre-Screening Eligibility Tool. To see if you are eligible for NEW JERSEY SNAP benefits use the NEW JERSEY Food Stamp Eligibility Calculator.