Interested in SNAP? We Can Help!

If you meet the income guidelines, fill out the form below and we will call you to complete a SNAP application over the phone.

Call: 1-833-822-SNAP (7627)
Email: snap@pittsburghfoodbank.org

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Pandemic EBT

You do not have to apply for this program. If your child attends a school where all students are offered free or reduced-price meals, they are eligible.

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Life Stabilization

In addition to helping you apply for SNAP, we can also help you see if you are eligible for health care and LIHEAP benefits. LIHEAP is available during the winter months to assist in paying for heating bills.

We have many partners whom we can refer you to for other programs such as:

  • Employment
  • Utility Assistance
  • Health Care
  • Housing
  • Applying for disability
  • Many more options

Please let us know what other resources we could help connect you to, or click here for our resource page

Information needed for a SNAP application

Full name

Date of Birth

Address

Social Security Number

Income (must be gross income, before taxes or deductions are taken out)

This may include any benefits received such as Social Security (retirement, disability, survivors or supplemental), pensions, disbursements, alimony, child support, self-employment or income from work

If the income is from working, the following information will be needed:

  • Name of employer
  • Start date of job
  • How often pay is received (weekly, bi-weekly, monthly)
  • How many hours per week worked, or the average amount of hours per week if this varies
  • Hourly rate
  • Date of last pay
Household Expenses:
  • Cost of monthly rent or mortgage
  • List of utilities you pay for (we do not need the cost)
  • If you own your home: estimate cost of homeowners insurance and taxes you pay
Other Expenses:
  • If you are working or going to school and are paying for childcare or older adult care
  • Child Support
  • Medical expenses (if you are over 59 or disabled), if you pay over $35/month on medical expenses not covered by your health insurance, they will raise your SNAP benefits. These expenses include: prescriptions, co-pays, supplemental insurance, hospital bills, etc.