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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Food Assistance Programs
There are many programs to help people with their food needs, such as emergency food help, SNAP (formerly called Food Support or Food Stamps) and the Minnesota Food Assistance programs.
Information for people needing food assistance has moved
As part of the Minnesota Department of Human Services’ website redesign, information about meeting immediate food needs and programs like SNAP has moved. Please visit the new Food and nutrition assistance web pages located on the Minnesota Department of Human Services website at mn.gov/dhs, under the People We Serve tabbed section. Update your bookmarks/favorites if necessary.
Information for food assistance partner organizations
Many organizations work with the department to expand outreach efforts to people who might be eligible for food assistance programs. Learn more about the:
Data on food assistance programs in Minnesota
Several reports provide information about SNAP caseloads and program participation.
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