What is the purpose of this service?

Expedited/Emergency SNAP(Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) Benefits are benefits that are ready in 5 days or less from the date you apply.

Who can receive these services?

You may be able to get Expedited SNAP if:

  • Your monthly income, cash and bank accounts are less than your rent or mortgage plus your utility costs, OR
  • Your monthly income is less than $150 and your cash and bank accounts are not more than $100, OR
  • At least one person in your household is a migrant farm worker and your cash and bank accounts are not more than $100.
  • You must have valid identification. We prefer photo identification. We will also take other kinds of identification.

If you cannot wait to speak to a caseworker, the receptionist will make an appointment for you for the next day. If the office cannot complete the application on the same day, then the receptionist will make appointment for you for the next day. This appointment is to see if you are eligible for Expedited/Emergency SNAP Benefits.

What services are offered?

See the SNAP Program description for more information.

How to apply?

Use the DHS Office Locator to find your DHS Family Community Resource Center (FCRC) where you may apply.

More Information & Resources

DHS Office Locator

DHS Help Line

  • 1-800-843-6154
  • 1-800-447-6404 TTY