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New Hampshire Food Stamp Program Benefits

Program Description

The Food Stamp Program is about good nutrition and health. It provides eligible individuals and households with benefits used to purchase food items at grocery stores, supermarkets or other participating food retailers. The Food Stamp Program ensures that all recipients have an opportunity to learn more about purchasing and preparing nutritious meals.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of New Hampshire and fall into one of two groups: (1) those with a current bank balance (savings and checking combined) under $2,001, or (2) those with a current bank balance (savings and checking combined) under $3,001 who share their household with a person or persons age 60 and over, or with a person with a disability (a child, your spouse, a parent, or yourself).

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)
1 $15,301
2 $20,709
3 $26,117
4 $31,525
5 $36,933
6 $42,341
7 $47,749
8 $53,157

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

To apply for the Food Stamp Program, visit a New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services District Office. If you are disabled or a senior, or have no transportation, you may apply by mail and do not have to come to our office. You may request an application by calling any District Office. Locations and phone numbers are available by clicking on the following link:

For more information, contact Client Services Toll Free at 1-800-852-3345 ext. x4238.

Program Contact Information

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