Get help affording groceries each month

Updated January 2023

Many households, families, and seniors in Montana qualify for food assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)! The average SNAP benefit in Montana is nearly $120 per person per month. Seniors can receive SNAP benefits and still receive senior commodities and Meals-on-Wheels.


You can apply for SNAP in these ways:

  • Use the map below to find local assistance with one of our SNAP Program Partners
  • Apply online at
  • Call 1.888.706.1535
  • Pick up a paper application at your local Office of Public Assistance


The Montana Department of Health and Human Services administers SNAP, and the Offices of Public Assistance review SNAP applications, and serve SNAP participants regarding their cases.

MFBN can provide information on SNAP, current eligibility guidelines, what to expect for the application process, and how to resolve issues with your case. We can also provide information on other forms of assistance that you may qualify for or programs located in your area.

For more information:

What is SNAP?

SNAP is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, a program designed to help people in Montana make ends meet, and afford healthy food. SNAP participants receive monthly food benefits on the Montana Access debit card. Locate nearby grocery stores, farmers’ markets, and other retailers that accept SNAP benefits with the USDA SNAP retailer map. Find additional information on the DPHHS website – SNAP Program Overview »

SNAP Application Assistance Locations


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