Food Assistance (SNAP-Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) On-line Application
This application program affords individuals access to the Food
Assistance program by applying on-line at: https://commonhelp.virginia.gov/access/
Internet access is available at most public libraries statewide.
Also, community organizations including food banks, homeless shelters
and faith based organizations will educate prospective clients about
the program and may assist them in completing the on-line application.
The application should take approximately 15 45 minutes
to complete. The applicant will receive a confirmation number and
contact information for the appropriate local department of social
services. The application will be routed to the department of social
services based on the county or city where the applicant lives.
The social services agency will notify the applicant that the application
processing does not begin until the signature page of the application
is signed and received. The signature page can be mailed to the
applicant to have it signed and then returned by mail or in person
to the social services agency.