Due to the implementation of the new NCFAST system, there are delays in processing Food and Nutrition Services applications that may be up to 10 days.
Food and Nutrition Services assist individual and families based on income and assets in purchasing food with an EBT card.
To learn more about services provided, eligibility, applications and referrals, click here: Program Directory [PDF]
Or visit the following links to obtain more information: NCDHHS
Pregnant women and children up to the age of 5 may also be eligible for the WIC program which is a special supplemental nutrition program for women and children. Please visit their website for more information: WIC
This Pre-Screening Tool can be used to determine if you may be eligible to receive Food Stamp benefits.
EPass Food Stamp Application Please be sure to sign and print application before submitting to agency.
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability.
To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director of Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 202-9410 or call (800)795-3272 (voice) or (202)720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.