SNAP Assistance – Citizens for Citizens, Inc.

Online Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Navigating the sign-up process for SNAP, or Food Stamps, can be a confusing process, causing frustration and leaving families to avoid the process all together. CFC’s SNAP Assistance is here to help guide you through the sign-up and answer any questions you may have along the way.

SNAP Assistance improves access to SNAP benefits for low income households. CFC personnel assist applicants complete and transmit applications to the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance and work to follow-up with clients after completion.

Program Details:

Eligibility: Eligibility is based on such factors as monthly income, household size, age of applicants, and housing costs. The Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance makes the final decision on eligibility in accordance with their guidelines.

Documentation Needed: Applicants must produce proof of identity and residence, proof of income for the previous four weeks, receipts for medical expenses (if disabled or over the age of 60)

Application Process: Applications are prepared and transmitted during a face to face interview with a CFC case worker. Supporting documents are faxed.

Criteria for Selection: These are determined by the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance.

Service Area: The program currently services the Greater Fall River and Taunton areas.

Fall River Office

Director: Leida Batista
E-Mail: leida.batista@cfcinc.org

Contact: Christine Boardman

Address: 264 Griffin Street Fall River, MA 02724
Telephone: (508) 679-0041
Fax: (508) 324-0643

Office Hours:

Mon. – Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Taunton Office

Director: Leida Batista
E-Mail: leida.batista@cfcinc.org

Contact: Christine Boardman

Address: 1 Taunton Green, Taunton, MA 02780
Telephone: (508) 679-0041
Fax: (508) 324-0643

Office Hours:

By appointment only.