How do I use food stamps effectively?

Answer Weekly Meal PlanningDivide monthly food stamp benefits into four weeks. For example: $500 benefit divided by four weeks = $125 weekly budget. Plan a week's meal menu to manage the $125 budget allot... Read More »

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Do food stamps cover baby food?

Food stamps can be used to purchase baby food. Food stamps cannot be used to buy liquor or non-food items such as cleaning products and soap. Pregnant women or mothers of young children may also ... Read More »

Can you buy food online using food stamps?

No, as of June 2010, you cannot use food stamp benefits to purchase food online. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, "There are technical reasons why SNAP EBT cards cannot be ... Read More »

Do food co-ops accept food stamps?

Food co-ops are community based nonprofit organizations that provide nutritious food at low cost for individuals and families in need. Most of these co-ops participate in the SNAPS program and acc... Read More »

How do I get food stamps in CT?

Visit the website for the Connecticut Department of Social Services (DSS). Review its Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program. Alternately, call t... Read More »