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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program helps low-income North Dakotans meet their nutritional needs.

To help determine whether you might qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance benefits, use our Calculator. Eligibility must be determined by a county social service office.

To apply for SNAP, complete the Application for Assistance and/or contact your local County Social Service Office.

For more information visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) page. The publications page contains information including brochures, policy manuals, news and reports.

SNAP Retailer Locator - Find stores where you can use your SNAP EBT card to buy food. Click on Select Locations and type in county or city information to find USDA approved vendors in your area, or use the map tool.

AARP Benefits QuickLINK

Farmers Markets Accepting SNAP Benefits

Bismarck

BisMarket - June 3 through October 28 (weather permitting)
Saturdays - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Kiwannis Park on Sweet Avenue
Offering Beet Bucks – for every $1 spent receive an additional $1 up to $15.

Tuesdays - 4 to 7 p.m. - Good Shephard Lutheran Church parking lot (July 11 through August 29)
Offering Beet Bucks – for every $1 spent receive an additional $1 up to $15.

Skyline Ranch Produce - July 2 through October (weather permitting)
Sundays - Noon to 5 p.m. - Kmart parking lot
Tuesdays - Noon to 5 p.m. - Kmart parking lot
Thursdays - 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. - Urban Harvest (Last 3 Thursdays of July and first 3 Thursdays of August)
Thursdays - Noon to 5 p.m. - Kmart parking lot (Last 2 Thursdays of August through October)

Bottineau

Aspen Hills Produce - July 8 through October 14 (weather permitting)
Saturdays - 8 to 11 a.m.
Sixth and Main Street

Beulah

Skyline Ranch Produce - June 21 through October (weather permitting)
Wednesdays - 3 to 6 p.m. (CT)
Shopko parking lot

Cando

Reemtsma Produce & Handcrafts - July 13 through September 28
Thursdays - 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Cando City Park
Phone orders taken Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (701) 968-4515

Fargo

Erbes Farm - June 27 through October 28 (weather permitting)
Tuesdays - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursdays - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturdays - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Northern Plains Farmers Market - West Acres parking lot (along 42nd Street)

Red River Market - July 28 through October 28 (weather permitting)
Saturdays - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Downtown Fargo - Broadway and Fourth Ave. N.
Offering double bucks up to $10

Grafton

Grafton Farmers Market - June 27 through September 12
Tuesdays - 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Heritage Village

Grand Forks

Town Square Farmers Market - June 17 through September 30 (outdoor)
Saturdays - 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Demers Ave. and Third St.

October 7 through October 28 (indoor)
Saturdays - 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The Ember

Mobile Market - Tuesdays and Thursdays - Times and locations posted on the market’s Facebook page

Hazen

Skyline Ranch Produce - June 21 through October (weather permitting)
Wednesdays - 3 to 6 p.m. (CT)
Shopko parking lot

Lake Metigoshe

Aspen Hills Produce - July 8 through October 14 (weather permitting)
Saturdays - 1 to 3 p.m.
Sawmill Corner

Wahpeton

Twin Town Gardeners Market - July 6 through October 26
Thursdays - 4 to 7 p.m.
Family Dollar Store parking lot, 824 Dakota Ave.

Washburn

Skyline Ranch Produce - June 16 through October (weather permitting)
Fridays - 4 to 7 p.m. (September)
Fridays - 4 to 6 p.m. (October)
Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center parking lot

West Fargo

Hildebrant’s Farmers Market - NOW OPEN
Monday through Friday - 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturdays - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sundays - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Things You Need to Know Before Applying for SNAP

Before you apply, please visit the "Before You Apply for SNAP" document. This gives a brief overview of the information needed, why certain questions are asked, information about citizenship and immigration status and your rights and responsibilities. If you have questions about applying for SNAP, contact your local county social services office.

Report Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Fraud or Scams

To report suspected SNAP fraud, call the Fraud Hotline at 1-800-472-2622 or e-mail amarshall@nd.gov.

Information on reporting suspected SNAP fraud or other SNAP-related scams is online at http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/fraud.htm and http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/alert.htm.

Finding Other Help

To find out if you may qualify for other state and federal programs, visit:

NOTE: To determine if you qualify for public assistance programs, you must apply and follow North Dakota's application process. Contact your local County Social Service Office.

Contact Us

For information related to the application for benefits, program eligibility, or an existing case, contact your local County Social Services Office, OR direct your questions to the department.

Economic Assistance Policy Division
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
600 E Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 325
Bismarck ND 58505-0250
Phone: (701) 328-2328
Toll Free: (800) 755-2716 (ND Only)
Relay ND TTY: (800) 366-6888
Email: dhseap@nd.gov

Non-Discrimination Policy and Client Rights

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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