The New Hampshire Food Stamp Program helps you and your family buy food needed for good health. You can buy food from most grocery stores and other retailers that sell food. If you meet the program guidelines, you will get a special debit card (called an EBT Card). The EBT card comes with a certain amount of money already on it to pay for food. The amount of money you get on the card may depend on three things:
You can use the card at most grocery stores, certain senior centers, and some meal delivery services such as Meals on Wheels. It works just like a regular debit card. You buy your groceries using the card and the cost is taken out of the total amount on the card. More money is put on your EBT card on a monthly basis.
To apply for the Food Stamp Program, you can print and fill out the application form and mail it to your local office. You can also apply by using the online application. Call your State Hotline at (800) 852-3345 (ext. 9700) or (603) 271-9700 to see if you can apply by phone.