Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Mississippi Food Stamps

If you are interested in applying for Mississippi SNAP Food Stamps, you should gather up the necessary documentation you would need in order to apply. First, you have to file an application. Once you have filed an application for Mississippi SNAP Food Stamps, you will then be contacted to attend a fact-finding interview. During this interview you will have to provide proof of your identity, government assistance paperwork, Social Security numbers for every member of the household, proof of childcare bills, proof of household bills, a copy of your rental agreement or lease agreement, copies of your W-2 forms, your taxes, benefit work papers, copies of your paycheck stubs, and copies of statements regarding your checking or savings account.

The documentation you need to file for Mississippi SNAP Food Stamps is used in order to determine how much can be deducted in terms of expenses from your gross income. A representative from the agency will then determine if you are eligible for the program. This program is offered to families and individuals with no income or low-income working families that have disabled individuals are elderly individuals living in her household.

If you are receiving temporary assistance for needy families, Social Security income, or if you are working part-time for low wages you might be eligible for the program. In order to apply for Mississippi SNAP Food Stamps you will have to visit the nearest DHS or Department of Human Services office. If you visit the DHS website online you can get information about local offices in your area. Using the navigation menu that runs down the left-hand side of the screen you can click on the button to indicate County offices directory or regional offices directory. You can also download a full application online that can be printed from your home printer. You can get more information by visiting: www.mdhs.state.ms.us/ea_fs.html.