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Basic Food

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), called Basic Food in Washington, helps low income people make ends meet by providing monthly benefits to buy food.


Who is eligible:

Washington State residents who meet:

Legal immigrants who are not eligible for federal basic food solely due their immigration status may be eligible for the state Food Assistance Program (FAP).


Benefits:

Your Basic Food benefits are based on your family size and in-come.


How to Apply For Basic Food Benefits:

You can apply for Basic Food Assistance online or at your local Community Services Office.



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How to Apply:

You can apply for Basic Food Assistance online or at your local Community Services Office.

As with all our programs, the only way to know for sure if you are eligible is to apply.