Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a federally funded program that offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families. The program is run by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). If you live in this state and need to apply for a Nebraska EBT Card, then the information below shows you how to apply for food stamps in Nebraska. If you have additional questions or concerns about the Nebraska SNAP program or the EBT application process, please contact the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services for assistance.
Nebraska Food Stamps Requirements
You must be a resident of the state of Nebraska and your household may have $2,000 in countable resources, such as a bank account, or $3250 in countable resources if at least one person is age 60 or older, or is disabled. In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:
|Household Size*||Maximum Income Level (Per Year)|
*For households with more than eight people, add $5,408 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines. To apply online for Nebraska SNAP and all other benefit programs administered by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services please fill out an application using ACCESSNebraska.
Households that meet the program guidelines for income and resources receive SNAP benefits for free. A household can be one person or a group of people who purchase and prepare meals together. If groups live in the same house, but buy food separately, the groups may qualify as separate households.
|Household Size||Maximum Allotment|
|Each Additional Member||$146|
Household Size, Gross Monthly Income Eligibility Standards (130% of Poverty Level)
|Household Size||Gross Monthly Income|
|Each Additional Member||$451|