St. Mary's County Department of Social Services, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
http://dhr.maryland.gov/local-offices/st-marys-county/
Resource Details
Alternate Name St. Mary's County DSS, SNAP; St. Mary's County Food Stamps
Description SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD: 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.

Applicants who are eligible for 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.

INCOME GUIDELINES:
Effective Oct 1, 2017-Sept 30, 2018
Household size            Gross monthly income
            1                                 $1,307
            2                                 $1,760     
            3                                 $2,213     
            4                                 $2,665    
            5                                 $3,118
            6                                 $3,571     
            7                                 $4,024     
            8                                 $4,477     
Each additional member $453.
Defined coverage areas:
Maryland - Saint Marys County
 
Hours Of Operation 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month, office is open until 7PM.

Mon: 8AM 5PM
Tue: 8AM 5PM
Wed: 8AM 5PM
Thu: 8AM 5PM
Fri: 8AM 5PM
Program
Eligibility Persons or families are eligible if they meet income requirements. 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.
Languages Offered Accommodations possible.
Program Fees None.
Application Process File an application in-person with local Department of Social Services. Can also apply by mail or fax, or go to mydhrbenefits.dhr.state.md.us to apply online.
Documents Required Applicant 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; utility bills; unemployment compensation receipts; and their award letter from SSI, Social Security or V.A.
Normal Wait Times 1-2 hours.
Programs at this agency St. Mary's County Department of Social Services, Adoption
St. Mary's County Department of Social Services, Adult Foster Care
St. Mary's County Department of Social Services, Adult Protective Services
St. Mary's County Department of Social Services, Purchase of Care Voucher Program
St. Mary's County Department of Social Services, Child Protective Services
St. Mary's County Department of Social Services, Child Support Services
St. Mary's County Department of Social Services, Emergency Assistance to Families with Children
St. Mary's County Department of Social Services, Foster Care for Children & Licensing
St. Mary's County Department of Social Services, In-Home Aide Services
St. Mary's County Department of Social Services, Medical Assistance
St. Mary's County Department of Social Services, Project Home
St. Mary's County Department of Social Services, Services to Families with Children
St. Mary's County Department of Social Services, Social Services to Adults
St. Mary's County Department of Social Services, Health Share
St. Mary's County Department of Social Services, Respite Care
St. Mary's County Department of Social Services, Temporary Disability Assistance Program
St. Mary's County Department of Social Services, Temporary Cash Assistance Program
St. Mary's County Department of Social Services, Employment Services


Contact Information
Fax Number 240-895-7099
TTY 301-475-2541
Main 240-895-7000
EBT Assistance Line 800-997-2222
Main Email Address therese.wolf@maryland.gov
Main Contact Name Robert Frere
Main Contact Title Program Manager
Main Contact Phone 240-895-7000
Director or Senior Administrator Name Therese A. Wolf
Director or Senior Administrator Title Director
Director or Senior Administrator Phone 240-895-7000
Director or Senior Administrator Email Address therese.wolf@maryland.gov
Sites offering this Program 12110 Leonard Hall Drive