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MDHS Toolkit – SNAP Outreach 4: Follow-up

The last piece of the SNAP outreach that you can do to ensure that the members or your community are utilizing the benefits that they are eligible for is to follow-up to answer questions and trouble-shoot. Here are some resources … Continue reading

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Eat Fresh Maryland Videos!

The final Eat Fresh Maryland video is in early stages of circulation and is already showing at WIC offices across the state. DSS offices are next! If you would like a hard copy of the DVD email us and we’ll … Continue reading

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MDHS Toolkit – SNAP Outreach 3: Assisting with SNAP Application

The third form of SNAP outreach is to assist customers with completing the SNAP application, either online or in paper form. Here is a 10-step guide to navigating the online portal called Service Access and Information Link (SAIL): “SAIL Apply … Continue reading

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MDHS Toolkit – SNAP Outreach 2: Pre-screening

The second form of SNAP outreach in your community is to conduct or facilitate pre-screening of customers for eligibility.  Here are two easy-to-follow charts that anyone can use to figure out how much his or her family could receive in … Continue reading

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MDHS Toolkit – SNAP Outreach 1: Education

The first form of SNAP outreach is education on the program.  In addition to the resources on this site, the full MDHS toolkit, and their informative webpage on the Food Supplement Program (as SNAP is called in Maryland), here are … Continue reading

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MDHS Toolkit – SNAP Outreach Overview

Another area in the suite of materials developed by Maryland Hunger Solutions has to do with SNAP outreach in your community.  Even though Maryland is one of the wealthiest states in the country, one in 10 households still struggle with hunger and food … Continue reading

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MDHS Toolkit – Guide to Getting Food Stamps in Maryland

This is another item in the suite of materials developed by Maryland Hunger Solutions which contains information on Food Stamps (SNAP, or the FSP in Maryland) for potential participants.  This handy guide covers the following topics: Eligibility How to apply (including an application … Continue reading

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