Baltimore County Department of Social Services, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
https://mymdthink.maryland.gov/home/
Resource Details
Alternate Name Baltimore County DSS, SNAP
Description UPDATE: Customers should return paper applications to their local Department of Social Services. The local DSS information is generally on correspondence customers receive. The DHS website includes an interactive map to locate local offices at  https://mydhrbenefits.dhr.state.md.us/dashboardClient/#/dssMap. The address and fax number are available as well. Please encourage faxing if the person is able to use that option. 

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. 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.  

**Application: 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, Social Security numbers, unemployment compensation receipts, and their award letter from SSI, Social Security or V.A., for the entire household. You can also apply online.   

**Eligibility: 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 $2500. Households with at least one member aged 60 or older are allowed assets up to $3750. One car is allowed per household, regardless of the car's value. If you need to change your SNAP benefits information contact your case manager or call the customer service line. 

**Report a Lost/Stolen Card: Call 800-997-2222, and a card will be mailed within 7 days. 

SNAP Income Eligibility Limits - Oct. 1, 2023, through Sept. 30, 2024

Household Size    Gross monthly income (130 percent of poverty)    Net monthly income (100 percent of poverty)
1                            $1,580                                                             $1,215
2                            $2,137                                                             $1,644        
3                            $2,694                                                             $2,072
4                            $3,250                                                             $2,500
5                            $3,807                                                             $2,929
6                            $4,364                                                             $3,357
7                            $4,921`                                                            $3,785
8                            $5,478                                                             $4,214

Each additional member    
                            +$557                                                               +$429

For detailed information regarding eligibility guidelines, visit https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/recipient/eligibility
https://dhs.maryland.gov/supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program/eligibility-rules/

For locations and additional information about Baltimore County Social Services, visit https://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/departments/social-services/
Defined coverage areas:
Maryland - Baltimore County
 
Hours of operation:
Mon: 8AM 4:30PM
Tue: 8AM 4:30PM
Wed: 8AM 4:30PM
Thu: 8AM 4:30PM
Fri: 8AM 4:30PM
Program
Eligibility See notes.
Languages Offered Accommodations possible.
Program Fees None.
Application Process Submit application on mymdthink.maryland.gov, or call appropriate district office.
Documents Required Call for information.
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Contact Information
Fax Number 410-853-3310
Main 410-853-3000 Option 4
Statewide Customer Service 800-332-6347
Main Contact Name Noel Adamski
Main Contact Title Food Supplement Program Policy Specialist
Main Contact Phone 410-853-3917
Main Contact Email Address noel.adamski@maryland.gov
Director or Senior Administrator Name Felicia Billingsley
Director or Senior Administrator Title Interim Assistant Director
Director or Senior Administrator Phone 410-853-3984
Director or Senior Administrator Email Address felicia.billingsley@maryland.gov
Sites offering this Program 6401 York Road
746 Frederick Road
201 Back River Neck Road
1400 Merritt Boulevard
439 Eastern Boulevard
130 Chartley Drive