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About Maine's Food Supplement Program (formerly Food Stamps)

Use self-calculating forms to find out if you may be eligible for food supplements and to estimate your monthly benefit amount.

Food Stamps

DHHS posts an application form, a link to the rules they follow, and other basic information about the program.

Food Supplement Program’s Medical Deduction:

Helping Seniors and People with Disabilities Get the Food they Need to Stay Healthy

Important Food Stamp Notice for adults with no children

Some people who were denied Food Supplement benefits (formerly known as Food Stamps) in the past are now eligible.

Maine Food Supplement Estimators

A helpful online calculator will provide you with an estimate of the dollar amount you could receive each month to help you buy food, if you are eligible.

My Maine Connection: DHHS Online

Did you know My Maine Connection lets you apply for Department of Health and Human Services benefits online? If you are already receiving MaineCare, DEL, MaineRx, the Food Supplement Program (formerly Food Stamps), Temporary Assistance for Needy...

The Food Supplement Program: An Overview

Detailed information about how the SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program formerly food stamps program) works in Maine.

Using Your EBT Card to Get Food Stamps and TANF

Some basics about using your EBT card.

Using Your EBT Card To Get Food Stamps or TANF

More detailed Q & A for EBT card users.

Working Families Supplement: Payment for Working Families Getting Food Supplement Benefits

Your family may be eligible for this benefit if you are working at least 30 hours per week or 20 hours a week if a child under 6 is at home.