The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), known as the Food Supplement Program (FSP) in Maryland, provides federal assistance to supplement low income families’ ability to buy food.
- To Apply: Online at https://mydhrbenefits.dhr.state.md.us/, by mail or fax, or you may file in person at a regional office location (see below).
- General information, guidance on program eligibility, and application assistance (including translation services) are available at a variety of locations in Montgomery County. Applicants are seen on a walk-in basis or by appointment. Call 311 for more information, including hours of operation.
Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) provides assistance for supplemental foods and other related health services to women who are pregnant or have recently given birth, and infants and children under the age of 5 years old.
The Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program enables Seniors and WIC recipients to purchase fruits, vegetables and cut herbs throughout the growing season at Farmers Markets, roadside stands and community supported agriculture programs (CSAs).
To Apply: Applicants must apply in person and should call in advance. Community Clinics, Inc. administers the WIC Program at 4 clinics in Montgomery County. For more information, visit www.wicprograms.org/co/md-montgomery, call your local WIC Center or email firstname.lastname@example.org