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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program/ Food Stamp Program

SNAP Program Details

Food Stamp Distribution

You will receive an Alaska Quest Card (similar to a debit card) that can be used to purchase approved food items.

Okay to Buy

Not Okay to Buy

Vegetables
Fruits
Dairy Products
Breads
Fish
Meats
Poultry

Hot/ Prepared Food
Pet Food
Medicine
Household Supplies
Alcohol
Cigarettes
Tobacco

         

          Where to Purchase                    How to Apply

          -Grocery Stores                           -Download Application

          -Convenience Stores                   -Over the Phone/ In Person

          -Farmers’ Market                         -Request application to be mailed

 

             

                                                                                                                                                                               

Requirements & Eligibility

Contact Assistance Offices

You must live in the state of Alaska

You must be a US National or citizen (depending upon the situation, noncitizens can receive food stamp benefits)

All members of household applying for food stamps must show proof of applying for or already have a social security number

You cannot exceed a certain level of income (this number will vary depending upon the size of household)

You cannot exceed a certain monetary value of particular assets

If you are fit to work, you must either take part in a training program, take work or continue to work at your current job

Juneau District Office
10002 Glacier Hwy, Suite 200
Juneau, AK 99801
Phone: (907) 465-3537
Fax: (907) 465-4657

Ketchikan District Office
2030 Sea Level Dr, Suite 301
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Phone: (907) 225-2135
Fax: (907) 247-2135

Sitka District Office
201 Katlian St, Suite 107
Sitka, AK 99835
Phone: (907) 747-8234
Fax: (907) 747-8224

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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