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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

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

These participating Farmers Markets accept SNAP benefits.


Saturday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Kiwannis Park, Sweet Ave. (June 10 to October)
Tuesday: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Good Shepard Lutheran Church parking lot (July 5 to Aug. 30)

Skyline Ranch Produce
Sunday and Tuesday: Noon to 5 p.m. - Kmart parking lot (July 3 to Oct.)
Thursday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. - Urban Harvest, Downtown Bismarck (July 7 to Aug. 11)
Thursday: Noon to 5 p.m. - Kmart parking lot (Aug. to Oct.)


Skyline Ranch Produce
Wednesday: 3 to 6 p.m. (CT) - Shopko parking lot (June 15 to end of season)


Aspen Hills Produce
Saturday: 8 a.m. to Noon - Shopko parking lot (July 9 to Oct. 1)


Reemtsma Produce and Handcrafts
Thursday: 5 to 6:30 p.m. - Cando City Park (July 7 to Sept. 29)
Phone call orders taken: 701-968-4515 (Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Now through Nov.


Erbes Farm
Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (June 21 to Oct. 22)
Great Plains Produce Association Farmers Market West Acres Parking lot (along 42nd Street)

Red River Market
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Broadway and 4th Ave. N. (July 9 to Oct. - season permitting)


Grafton Farmers Market
Tuesday: 5 to 7 p.m. - Heritage Village on Hwy. 17 (June 28 to Sept. 13)

Grand Forks

Town Square Farmers Market
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Corner of Demers and 3rd (June 18 to Oct. 1)


Skyline Ranch Produce
Monday: 3 to 6 p.m. (CT) - All Seasons Arena (June 13 to end of season)


Skyline Ranch Produce
June 17 to end of season
Friday: 4 to 7 p.m. - Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center parking lot (Now to Sept.)
Friday: 3 to 6 p.m. - Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center parking lot (Oct. only)

West Fargo

Hildebrant's Farmers Market
Monday-Friday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (April to Oct.)
Saturday: 10 a.m to 6 p.m. (April to Oct.)
Sunday: Noon to 6 p.m. (April to Oct.)
349 E. Main Ave.

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, please contact your local county social services office.

Partnering Organizations Strategic Plan to Address Hunger
The N.D. Department of Human Services is a member of a statewide coalition working to address hunger. See the coalition’s Creating a Hunger Free North Dakota Strategic Plan (September 2009) (80kb pdf)

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 abrasmussen@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)
ND Relay TTY: (800) 366-6888

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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