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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 Who Accept SNAP Benefits

Skyline Ranch Produce
Wednesdays – 3 to 6 p.m. (CT)
Shopko Parking Lot

BisMarket Farmers Market
Saturdays – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Kiwannis Park – Sweet Ave.
Offers “Double Up Bucks” incentive program. Learn more at www.bismarket.com.

Skyline Ranch Produce
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 – 4th and Broadway (July 11-Aug. 15)
Thursdays – Noon to 5 p.m. – Kmart Parking Lot – (Aug. 22 through Oct.)

Aspen Hills Produce
Saturdays – 8 to 11 a.m.
6th and Main

Reemtsma Produce and Handcrafts
Thursdays – 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Cando City Park
Phone call orders taken: 701-968-4515
Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bill Erbes Farm
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Northern Plains Farmers Market
West Acres Parking Lot – along 42nd Street

Red River Market
Saturdays – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Downtown Fargo – 5th St. North
Offers “Double Up Bucks” incentive program. Learn more at www.redriver.market.

Grafton Farmers Market
Tuesdays – 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Heritage Village

Grand Forks
Town Square Farmers Market
Saturdays – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
210 N. 4th St.
Mobile Market: Times and locations will be posted on the market’s Facebook page and at www.tsfarmersmarket.com/

Skyline Ranch Produce
Mondays – 3 to 6 p.m. (CT)
All Season’s Arena

Lena's Farmers Market
Centennial Park - Main Street
Wednesdays - 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturdays - 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Twin Town Gardener’s Market
Thursdays – 4 to 7 p.m.
Family Dollar Store parking lot – 824 Dakota Ave.

Skyline Ranch Produce
Fridays – 4 to 7 p.m. (through Sept.)
Fridays – 4 to 6 p.m. (Oct.)
Lewis and Clark Interpretative Center parking lot

West Fargo
Hildebrant’s Farmers Market
Mondays through Fridays – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturdays – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sundays – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
349 E. Main Avenue


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) 328-2332
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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