Resources

Achieving your vision of a healthy life isn't something you have to do alone. A number of resources exist to help Spokane's SNAP-eligible population become healthier.


Eligibility Finder

Step 1: Answer the following five questions and we’ll calculate the services you may be eligible for.

You must be a Washington resident.
You must be at least 18 years old.
These are all the adults and children who live at your address and have their meals with you.
These may be your children, grandchildren or other children in your care. If you are pregnant, please include that unborn child.
$
Use the amount you get paid before taxes get taken out.

Step 2: Now see what you may be eligible for.

Please fill out the form above.

You MAY be eligible. Calculate your benefit and how to apply.

You MAY be eligible. Once you enroll in Basic Food, head to one of these participating farmers markets.

Additional Resources

Food Assistance
Housing Assistance
Health Coverage
Transportation Assistance

You MAY be eligible. Calculate your benefit and how to apply.

You MAY be eligible. Once you enroll in Basic Food, head to one of these participating farmers markets.

Additional Resources

Food Assistance
Housing Assistance
Health Coverage
Transportation Assistance

You MAY be eligible. Calculate your benefit and how to apply

You MAY be eligible. Once you enroll in Basic Food, head to one of these participating farmers markets.

You MAY be eligible. Apply now.

You MAY be eligible. Once you enroll in WIC, talk to your local office about check distribution.

Additional Resources

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
Food Assistance
Housing Assistance
Health Coverage
Transportation Assistance

Nutrition Assistance Resources

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also know as Basic Food Benefits

SNAP (Basic Food, food stamps, EBT) offers nutrition assistance to low income individuals and families and provides economic benefit to communities. Access information about eligibility and enrollment.

CLICK HERE

Fresh Bucks

Fresh Bucks provides SNAP/EBT shoppers with extra buying power at several Spokane farmers markets. Receive $2 in Fresh Bucks currency for every $5 in SNAP/EBT spent. Essentially, SNAP shoppers get 40% more fruits and vegetables. Here is a list of local farmers markets to get you started on your journey to a healthier life!

CLICK HERE

Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) - Seniors and WIC families

The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program is designed to improve the nutritional health of low income seniors by providing them with vouchers that can be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from certified farmers markets. The WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program is designed to provide families participating in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) with locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables. Packets of $2 checks at a value of $20 are distributed to clients at participating WIC clinics across the state June through September. Check with your local WIC office for more information.

CLICK HERE

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

WIC provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

CLICK HERE

Local Food Banks

Second Harvest has been leading the hunger-relief network in the region since 1971. Second Harvest distributes over 2 million pounds of free food each month to help people in need in 26 counties in eastern Washington and north Idaho. Partnerships with more than 250 neighborhood food banks and meal centers make it possible to feed 55,000 people each week. Find one near you below.

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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) provides temporary cash for families in need. Washington state residents who are responsible for the care of children or who are pregnant may be eligible. Some of the requirements you must meet include income and citizenship standards.

CLICK HERE

Health Coverage

A health benefit exchange is a key provision of the Affordable Care Act that created a marketplace for each state to offer health insurance coverage to individuals, families, and small businesses.

CLICK HERE

Housing Resources

HousingSearchNW.org is a free resource to help you find a home in the state of Washington that fits your needs and budget. There are also many other resources offered including homeless shelters and computer access.

CLICK HERE
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