Food Stamps, Cash Assistance Article


Nutrition Support Services and Food Stamps

PAPER FOOD STAMP COUPONS WILL EXPIRE ON JUNE17, 2009

The Area Agency on Aging is responsible for ensuring that supportive and nutrition services are made available to older persons in communities where they live. Call the Senior HELP LINE at (602) 264-HELP (4357), Toll Free: (888) 264-2258, TTY/TDD (602) 241-6110 available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to find a service in your area or you can visit the Area Agency on Aging on-line locater.

You can also find meal services at senior centers in your community. You and your spouse can get hot meals at such facilities as long as one of you is age 60 or older. The nutrition program in your area may provide transportation as well. If you are homebound, you can have hot meals delivered to you. The Arizona Senior Center Association maintains information about Arizona senior centers on their website.

Counties also offer food stamp programs to supplement or cover the grocery bills of those in need. For information on eligibility, call (800) 221-5689 or you can go to the Department of Economic Security’s web site.


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  • How do I report a lost Food Stamp Card
  • I would like to know what is the most money you can earn to qualify for food stamps. I earn about 100.00 a week plus 200.00 a month from social security. Do I qualify.
  • I have reached my 3 mos for food stamps, but have just gotten a job. Could I get an extension until I start gettin paid and how would I do that? Thank you.
  • what are the income guidelines
  • how many times can you reneaw food stamps
  • how do I apply
  • How long can a person collect food stamps and cash assistance?
  • Could people be reported for "food Stamp" fraud? How does one go about report someone for fraud?
  • can des deny you before the date given to turn in requested info i filed fair hear on oct 10 and they lost it and didnt file it tillnov 15
  • What if someone in my household already receives food stamps each month? Can I still receive food stamps under the same household?

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