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Benefit Programs

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SNAP - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

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SNAP - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps) - Provides Food assistance to low income and resource eligible persons to alleviate hunger and malnutrition.

Auxiliary Grants: Aged and Disabled - This program provides payments to Homes for Adults on behalf of income and resource eligible clients to pay for shelter, food and some personal care.

TANF - Temporary Assistance to Needy Families - Provides temporary financial assistance to income and resource eligible families with children.

Energy Assistance Program - Provides fuel assistance to low-income households for wood, coal, natural gas, LP gas, oil, or electricity, and is administered from October through March. Provides cooling assistance in summer months to eligible households.

Medical - Provides medical care for eligible individuals who are medically needy.

Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS) - a low cost health insurance program for children of working families

To apply online for SNAP (Food Stamps), TANF, Medical Assistance, Energy, and/or Child Care, click the CommonHelp Link below:
CommonHelp - helping those in need
For more information on CommonHelp click here.

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