Get help affording groceries each month.
Updated September 2022
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 apply.mt.gov
- Call 1.888.706.1535
- Pick up a paper application at your local Office of Public Assistance
Here at MFBN, we can provide information on SNAP and 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.
To speak with us about your questions, please call MFBN’s Benefits Access Coordinator:
Aria Beitler-Williams at (406) 541.4884 | or email [email protected]
Or, you can get more information in these ways:
- Call our SNAP hotline at (406) 239.6475
- Email us your questions at [email protected]
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 »