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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

FLYER - Additional SNAP and P-EBT Benefits Explained (July 2021)

LIST - Farmers markets that accept SNAP benefits (Aug. 12, 2021)

FRAUD ALERT: USDA Warns of Scam Targeting SNAP Recipients and has issued a notice to protect SNAP participants.

  • Be aware of a scam using texting to obtain your personal information. The text might say you were chosen to receive food stamps or SNAP. If you do not know if a request for information about SNAP is real or not, contact your local SNAP office.
  • NEVER share personal information with individuals or organizations that you do not know. Personal information includes your social security number, bank information, or SNAP electronic benefits transfer card or PIN number.
  • If you think the text is a scam, do not reply at all. Just DELETE it.
  • LINK to USDA NOTICE

FRAUD ALERT: SNAP clients, please be aware and suspicious of any unknown individual or organization that may be using COVID-19 to request your confidential information.

  • If you are unsure if a request is legitimate, reach out to your local SNAP office (human service zone office).
  • If you believe you are the victim of identity theft, contact your local police department regarding procedures for filing a report. You may also file a consumer complaint online with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) at https://ftc.gov. FTC is the federal agency responsible for protecting consumers from identity theft scams.
  • See USDA Fraud Alert notification

SNAP helps low-income North Dakotans meet their nutritional needs.

To apply for SNAP, complete the Application for Assistance and/or contact your local human service zone 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

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 human service zone office.

Hyperlink Button to submit onine appeal request Click this button to submit an appeal request online

Report 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 human service zone office (formerly called county social service 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) 328-2332
Toll Free: (800) 755-2716 (ND Only)
711 (TTY)
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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