Mercedes Health and Human Services Food Stamp Office in Mercedes, Texas

Popularity:#6 of 8 Food Stamp Offices in Hidalgo County#110 of 210 Food Stamp Offices in Texas#1,201 in Food Stamp Offices

Mercedes Health and Human Services Food Stamp Office Contact Information

Address and Phone Number for Mercedes Health and Human Services Food Stamp Office, a Food Stamp Office, at West 2nd Street, Mercedes TX.

Name
Mercedes Health and Human Services Food Stamp Office
Address
202 West 2nd Street
Mercedes, Texas, 78570
Phone
956-565-2692

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About the Mercedes Health and Human Services Food Stamp Office

The Mercedes Health and Human Services Food Stamp Office, located in Mercedes, TX, administers the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for Mercedes residents. Often called "food stamps," SNAP benefits provide nutrition assistance for income-eligible households. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) oversees the SNAP program, and SNAP Offices distribute benefits to Mercedes residents. The program reduces food insecurity and poverty by providing supplemental nutrition assistance for low-income households.

You may contact Food Stamp Offices for questions about:
  • Mercedes food stamp eligibility
  • Applying for food stamps and SNAP food benefit
  • Calculating SNAP benefits
  • Finding stores that accept SNAP, EBT cards, and food stamps
  • EBT cards and account balances
  • Problems with SNAP benefits

Mercedes Food Stamp Program Statistics

Find Mercedes Household Food Stamps Coverage, Households Below Poverty Line Food Stamp Coverage, and Households At or Above Poverty Line Food Stamp Coverage. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Mercedes Household Food Stamps Coverage
 MercedesHidalgo County
Households (Total)4,820234,879
Receiving Food Stamps1,619 (33.6%)70,374 (30.0%)
Not Receiving Food Stamps3,201 (66.4%)164,505 (70.0%)
Mercedes Households Below Poverty Line Food Stamp Coverage
 MercedesHidalgo County
Households Below Poverty Line1,460 (30.3%)68,234 (29.1%)
Receiving Food Stamps1,011 (62.4%)43,146 (61.3%)
Not Receiving Food Stamps449 (14.0%)25,088 (15.3%)
Mercedes Households At or Above Poverty Line Food Stamp Coverage
 MercedesHidalgo County
Households At or Above Poverty Line3,360 (69.7%)166,645 (70.9%)
Receiving Food Stamps608 (37.6%)27,228 (38.7%)
Not Receiving Food Stamps2,752 (86.0%)139,417 (84.7%)