FOOD ASSISTANCE

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The Food Assistance program is designed to raise nutritional levels, to expand buying power and to safeguard the health and well-being of individuals in low-income households. A household may consist of an individual or a group of individuals who live together and usually purchase and prepare their food together.

DO I QUALIFY FOR FOOD ASSISTANCE?
WHAT WILL I NEED TO APPLY FOR FOOD ASSISTANCE?
WHAT CAN I BUY WITH FOOD ASSISTANCE BENEFITS?
WHAT CAN I NOT BUY WITH FOOD ASSISTANCE BENEFITS?
HOW WILL I RECEIVE MY FOOD ASSISTANCE BENEFITS?
LOST OR STOLEN CARDS OR PINS AND PROBLEMS WITH TRANSACTIONS
HOW CAN I APPLY?

You may apply for Food Assistance online by visiting http://benefits.ohio.gov, or by filling out the “Request for Cash, Food and Medical Assistance” (JFS 7200) form and submitting it to Warren County Department of Human Services either via mail, fax, or in person. You may select this application from our website and complete it, print it, and submit to our office.

  • Warren County Department of Human Services
  • 416 S. East Street
  • Lebanon, OH 45036

Please allow 30 days for processing of all public assistance cases. Due to a large amount of applications and re-certifications most cases will take the full 30 days to process. We greatly apologize for this inconvenience.