Friday, October 07, 2011

California SNAP Food Stamps

If you are interested in applying for California SNAP Food Stamps, you can access an online application. You can print out the form and bring it to your local Department of Social Services in order to apply for the California SNAP Food Stamps: the application is accessible at If you have a disability and you need assistance with filling out the application you can get such assistance when you visit the Department Of Social Services’ local office.

You will need to complete the application as much as possible and make sure that is signed before you submit it. If the application is not signed, it cannot be accepted. The California SNAP Food Stamps program can provide you with emergency food stamps within three days if you meet qualifying factors.

If your situation is not deemed an emergency, you will be scheduled for an interview where you will need to return and bring documentation with you. The documentation required includes proof of your income, proof of your identity, receipts for your rent or mortgage, your current utility bills, your current phone bill, and paycheck stubs, if you earn wages.

You need to provide proof of all of your expenses so that the deductions can be made from your income and so that an accurate food stamp eligibility determination to be made. When you apply for California SNAP Food Stamps, you will also need to supply information about child support obligations and/or payments, any medical expenses that you have, and if you are disabled, you will need to provide evidence of your disability. You have to supply your Social Security number as well as the SSN number for every member in your household. In some cases, you will need to provide information about your immigration status or sponsored non-citizen information.