SNAP Assistance - Citizens for Citizens, Inc.

Online Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

The purpose of this program is to improve access to SNAP (formerly Food Stamps) benefits for low income households. Applications are completed and transmitted to the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance by CFC personnel who also assist applicants with the necessary follow-up.

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 child care, utility bills, medical bills, and rent or mortgage statements.

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.