04417 Food Stamp Office

Find 04417 Food Stamp Offices and SNAP benefits. Food stamp offices provide information on foodstamps and SNAP program (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) elibility (application, guidelines and income requirements), EBT/SNAP balance lookups, card numbers and mybenefits.


Bangor Department of Health and Human Services Food Stamp Office 396 Griffin Road Bangor ME 04401 36.8 miles from 04417 800-432-7825


Ellsworth Department of Health and Human Services Food Stamp Office 17 Eastward Lane Ellsworth ME 04605 48.5 miles from 04417 800-432-7823

Calais Department of Health and Human Services Food Stamp Office 392 South Street Calais ME 04619 52.1 miles from 04417 800-622-1400

Are Food Stamps only for families on welfare?

No. Eligibility for Food Stamps, or SNAP, is based primarily on the household's income level, not its type of income. Approximately 8% of households receiving SNAP benefits are also receiving TANF benefits. The most common source of income for SNAP households is earned income.

How many people participate in SNAP?

Approximately 45 million people in 21 million households receive SNAP benefits. About half of all households receiving SNAP benefits have at least one child under the age of 18. About 16% of participating households have at least one elderly member age 60 or older.

How many stores participate in SNAP?

More than 260,000 retailers are authorized to participate in SNAP. About 80% of all benefits are redeemed at supermarkets and superstores. Participating stores are monitored for their compliance with SNAP rules.