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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - SNAP (Food Stamps)

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Low income family.

This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about the Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program in Pennsylvania.

  • A Guide to Public Benefits

    Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. provides this guide to some programs that are funded by the government to provide help to individuals and families during times of need. Read More

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    Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc.
  • Food Stamp Estimator

    This program designed by North Penn Legal Services will tell you the amount of Food Stamps your household may be entitled to receive. You will be asked a series of simple questions about your income and expenses, so the program can calculate your Food Stamp allotment. This program is for Pennsylvania residents only. Read More

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    North Penn Legal Services
  • Food Stamps Help Working Families (Audio-MP3) audio

    6/2/2008 - Northwestern Legal Services provides an overview of Food Stamp benefits and how they can help low-income and working families, what types of items they can be used to purchase, eligibility information, and how the food stamp transactions are processed in Pennsylvania. Audio recording with written transcript. Read More

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    Northwestern Legal Services
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
    Russian / Pусский
  • Food Stamp/SNAP Benefits

    The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the new name for the Food Stamp program. This brochure from Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. explains how the program works to provide food to qualified families in need. Read More

    By:
    Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc.
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
    Russian / Pусский
    Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt
  • How to Get Child Care and Other Supportive Services When Your Family Gets Food Stamps, But Not Cash

    Families that get SNAP (food stamps), but not cash assistance ("SNAP-only" households) can get many of same special allowances for supportive services (SPALs) to attend school or job skills training that cash assistance families get. This fact sheet from the Community Justice Project contains information on obtaining supportive services from the County Assistance Office if your household only receives Food Stamp Benefits Read More

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    Community Justice Project
  • Public Benefits in PA (Audio-MP3) audio

    Episode of Northwestern Legal Services' "Access to Justice" Radio show broadcast on JET 1400 AM in Erie, PA on 8/9/07. Information on Pennsylvania Public Benefits, including General Assistance, Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF) and Food stamps. (20:34) Read More

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    Northwestern Legal Services