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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

EBT State Directory

List of state EBT contacts.

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Restaurant Meals Program

The Restaurant Meals Program is a state option to allow certain SNAP clients, who might not be able to prepare meals for themselves or who do not have permanent housing for storing and preparing food, to be able to buy prepared meals at restaurants with their SNAP benefits.

Resource | Notices

Comment Request - SNAP Mobile Payment Pilots

FNS seeks comments on its plans to study the use of mobile payment technology for accessing SNAP benefits through smart phones, tablets, and other personal mobile devices in place of EBT cards.

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State EBT Equipment Program

Funding provided in state EBT equipment program.

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FNS 252-2: Application for Meal Services

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Mobile Payment Pilot

The Agricultural Act of 2018  authorizes the use of mobile technologies for the purpose of accessing SNAP benefits for payment at the point-of-sale. This will allow SNAP participants to input their Electronic Benefit Transfer card into a mobile device and make SNAP purchases at the point-of-sale without the presence of the EBT card.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

SNAP Retailer Reminder - Allowable Items

Retailer important reminder: only accept SNAP benefits for allowable items.