Mission: The Food Stamp Program, now called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities.
Whom They Help: Millions of families in need of nutritional assistance throughout the country
Virginia State Information/Hotline Number: 1-800-552-3431 or 804-726-7000 in-state
Here are some of the outreach projects available in Virginia:
|Smart Choices Nutrition
Education Program of Virginia
|Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB)
|203 Wallace Annex, VPI&SU
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0228Ruby H. Cox
State EFNEP/SCNEP Coordinator
|Department of Public Policy & Community Outreach
645 Taylor St. NE
Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202-526-5344 Hunger Life Line
CAFB has mobile outreach.
We will come to you.
What: The Food and Nutrition Service works with State agencies, nutrition educators, and neighborhood and faith-based organizations to ensure that those eligible for nutrition assistance can make informed decisions about applying for the program and can access benefits. FNS also works with State partners and the retail community to improve program administration and ensure program integrity.