Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
www.dhr.maryland.gov/food-supplement-program
Resource Details
Alternate Name Baltimore City DSS, SNAP
Description SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD: Offers free food benefits provided monthly to eligible low-income households that allows them to purchase food from participating stores. Clients are given an independence card similar to a bank debit card to access benefits. In addition, applicants may be eligible for expedited food stamps.

Income Guidelines

Household Size    Monthly Income
1                              $1,383
2                              $1,868
3                              $2,353
4                              $2,839
5                              $3,324
6                              $3,809
7                              $4,295
8                              $4,780

Each additional person + $486 
Defined coverage areas:
Maryland
 
Hours of operation:
Mon: 8:30AM 5PM
Tue: 8:30AM 5PM
Wed: 8:30AM 5PM
Thu: 8:30AM 5PM
Fri: 8:30AM 5PM
Program
Eligibility Residents, ages 18 and older. Persons or families are eligible if they meet income requirements listed below. If all in the household are under age 60, assets (cash, vehicles, securities, personal property or bank accounts) may not exceed $2000. Households with at least one member aged 60 or older are allowed assets up to $3000. One car is allowed per household, regardless of the car's value.  Applicants who are eligible for expedited food stamps may receive them within seven days if their resources are less than $100 and gross monthly income is less than $150 for the past month, or if their income and resources are less than their monthly housing cost. Migrant/seasonal workers and qualified aliens may be eligible for food stamp benefits and should call for more information on eligibility requirements. 
Languages Offered Language Line.
Program Fees None.
Application Process Must bring the following to any DSS office: Bank account books; utility bills; verification of rent or mortgage payments; the last 5 or 6 pay stubs; birth certificates and Social Security numbers for the entire household; unemployment compensation receipts; and their award letter from SSI, Social Security or V.A.   
Documents Required Call for information.
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Contact Information
Customer Service Call Center 443-423-6400
EBT Card Customer Service Line 1-800-997-2222
Main Contact Title Customer Service Call Center
Main Contact Phone 443-423-6400
Director or Senior Administrator Name
Director or Senior Administrator Title
Director or Senior Administrator Phone
Sites offering this Program 2000 North Broadway
2500 Pennsylvania Avenue
2919 East Biddle Street
500 North Hilton Street
5818 Reisterstown Road
18 Reedbird Avenue