Washington State Basic Food Program
The Washington State Basic Food Program is also known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The program reduces hunger and malnutrition by providing people with financial help to buy groceries.
You’re not alone! At this time, 11 percent of Washington state residents participate in the Basic Food program.
To see if you may be income-eligible for Basic Food click here.
Benefits come each month in the form of an EBT card, which works much like a debit card. The EBT card can be used at any grocery store, convenience store, or farmer’s market that accepts EBT. To see the current list of stores in your area that accept EBT, click here.