SNAP Applications Are Now Available

Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (UCAAAD) is now offering application assistance with “SNAP” formerly known as the Food Stamp Program for adults 60 and over or individuals with a disability. The USDA created SNAP to provide eligible individuals with monthly benefits to buy food.

According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), SNAP is a good investment and can improve health outcomes of food insecure seniors. SNAP stimulates the economy with every $1 in additional SNAP benefits. This generates $1.73 in local economic activity.

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