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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

“The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), called food assistance in Florida and formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, provides food benefits, access to a healthy diet, and education on food preparation and nutrition to low-income households. Recipients spend their benefits (provided on an electronic card that is used like an ATM card) to buy eligible food in authorized retail food stores.”


Applications are available electronically, by paper, phone, or in person at

1111 12 St.

Key West, FL - 33040

(866) 762-2237.

File By Mail: Call 866-762-2237 or 850-300-4323 (TTY 1-800-955-8771) to request an application be mailed to you.

Phone: Call 866-762-2237 or 850-300-4323 (TTY 1-800-955-8771). Please note, DCF does not have call back information, or allow people to wait on hold, so use this as a last resort.

For more contact information or answers to general questions, visit:

For program requirements and household allotments, visit:

For the Food Assistance Program Fact Sheet, visit:

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