SNAP Program

The Oklahoma Department of Social Services (DHS) is responsible for administering state emergency services in Oklahoma. The state’s online portal for easy application and administration of benefits is The Oklahoma Department of Social Services continues to administer all safety net programs and services. The Oklahoma Department of Human Services says it is committed to the safety of its employees and the public and ongoing service to its customers.


OKDHSLive currently offers benefit programs such as Food Stamp Benefits (SNAP), Cash Assistance (TANF), SoonerCare (Medicaid), Energy Assistance (LIHEAP), WIC – for women, babies, and children, child care, and lunch and breakfast at the Oklahoma school. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits are the first line of defense against hunger. EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) cards enable low-income families to purchase nutritious food. Recipients must buy eligible food from authorized retailers/farmers to receive SNAP benefits.

SNAP Program For OKDHS Members

Am I eligible? You qualify if: You are a US citizen or legal alien.

  • Meet employment requirements for unemployed adults ages 18-50
  • Meet the income standards set out in this document, Appendix C-3, or online at this link.
  • Have a social security number for all eligible household members.

What information should I provide?

  • A valid ID (preferably with a photo)
  • You must have the social security numbers of all family members.
  • Proof of all income your family has earned in the last 30 days. The documentation includes employment records, self-employment records or tax returns, alimony deductions, Social Security tax returns, proof of unemployment benefits received, and those from family or friends.

Are there other SNAP programs?

Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) offers low-income seniors the opportunity to purchase locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs from certified farmers.

The Supplemental Nutrition Education Program (SNAP-Ed) is a partnership between the Oklahoma State University Agricultural Extension Service, Oklahoma Department of Human Resources, University of Oklahoma Oklahoma Health Science Center, Chickasaw Nation, Department of Food and Agricultural Nutrition. a service. SNAP-Ed provides nutrition education for food recipients, eligible individuals, and low-income families.

In addition to providing nutritional assistance, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) Employment and Training (E&T) Program offers SNAP recipients the opportunity to acquire skills, education, training, or work experience. E&T is provided free to participants and helps promote employability and self-employment. Currently, SNAP E&T is only available in Oklahoma County, and the contractor is Public Strategies. Individuals can select components based on their specific needs and careers using a browser. These services include:

  • Job search
  • Job search training
  • Job retention services
  • Basic training
  • Equal Opportunity High School
  • Professional training