Food Stamps Phone Number by State

Are you trying to speak with a live person about your food stamps application or benefits? You have come to the right place. We will provide you with the food stamps phone number for the customer service department at your state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) office.

In addition, we will provide you with some helpful tips and tricks that will help you speak with a customer service representative about your SNAP EBT benefits.

Food stamps customer service can help you:

  • Determine your eligibility for food stamp benefits
  • Check the status of your SNAP application
  • Make changes to your benefits
  • Find out when you will receive benefits
  • Renew your SNAP benefits
  • Report food stamps fraud
  • Answer questions about your SNAP EBT benefits

To get your state’s phone number and contact customer service about your food stamp benefits, continue reading below.

Food Stamps Customer Service Phone Number by State

Food Stamps Phone Number by State

Here is a complete list of all the food stamps office phone numbers by state. For each state, you will see the name of the Food Stamps office and a phone number.

Click the phone number to call their customer service department and speak with a live person about your benefits.

If you need additional help contacting customer service to speak with someone about your SNAP benefits, continue reading below.

Your state’s Food Stamps Customer Service Phone Number is listed in alphabetical order below.

Alabama

Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR)

334-242-1700

Alaska

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS)

907-465-3347

Arizona

Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES)

1-800-352-8401

Arkansas

Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS)

1-800-482-8988

California

California Department of Social Services (CDSS)

1-877-847-3663

Colorado

Colorado Department of Human Services (DHS)

1-800-536-5298

Connecticut

Connecticut Department of Social Services (DSS)

1-855-626-6632

Delaware

Delaware Health and Social Services (DHSS)

1-800-372-2022

District of Columbia

DC Department of Human Services (DHS)

202-727-5355

Florida

Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF)

1-866-762-2237

Georgia

Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS)

1-877-423-4746

Hawaii

Hawaii Department of Human Services (DHS)

1-855-643-1643

Idaho

Idaho Department of Health & Welfare (DHW)

1-877-456-1233

Illinois

Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS)

1-800-843-6154

Indiana

Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA)

1-800-403-0864

Iowa

Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS)

1-877-347-5678

Kansas

Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF)

1-888-369-4777

Kentucky

Kentucky Department for Community Based Services (DCBS)

1-855-306-8959

Louisiana

Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)

1-888-524-3578

Maine

Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

1-855-797-4357

Maryland

Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS)

1-800-332-6347

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)

1-877-382-2363

Michigan

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS)

1-855-275-6424

 

Minnesota

Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS)

1-800-657-3698

Mississippi

Mississippi Department of Human Service (MDHS)

1-800-948-3050

Missouri

Missouri Department of Social Services (DSS)

1-855-373-4636

Montana

Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS)

1-888-706-1535

Nebraska

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

1-800-383-4278

Nevada

Nevada Division of Welfare and Supportive Services (DWSS)

1-800-992-0900

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

1-844-275-3447

New Jersey

New Jersey Department of Human Services (DHS)

1-800-687-9512

New Mexico

New Mexico Human Services Department (HSD)

1-800-283-4465

 

New York

New York Departments of Social Services (DSS)

1-800-342-3009

NYC Human Resources Administration (NYC HRA)

718-557-1399

North Carolina

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

1-866-719-0141

North Dakota

North Dakota Department of Human Services (DHS)

1-800-755-2716

Ohio

Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services (JFS)

1-800-657-3698

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS)

1-866-411-1877

Oregon

Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS)

1-800-723-3638

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS)

1-800-692-7462

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS)

1-855-697-4347

South Carolina

South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS)

1-800-616-1309

South Dakota

South Dakota Department of Social Services (DSS)

1-877-999-5612

Tennessee

Tennessee Department of Human Services (DHS)

1-866-311-4287

Texas

Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHS)

1-877-541-7905

Utah

Utah Department of Workforce Services (DWS)

1-866-526-3663

 

Vermont

Vermont Department for Children and Families (DCF)

1-800-479-6151

Virginia

Virginia Department of Social Services (DSS)

1-800-552-3431

Washington

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)

1-877-501-2233

West Virginia

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR)

1-877-716-1212

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)

1-800-362-3002

Wyoming

Wyoming Department of Family Services (DFS)

307-777-5846

Food Stamps Office Phone Number by State

Food Stamps Office Phone Number by State

State State Department Name Customer Service Phone Number
Alabama Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR) 334-242-1700
Alaska Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) 907-465-3347
Arizona Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) 1-800-352-8401
Arkansas Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) 1-800-482-8988
California California Department of Social Services (CDSS) 1-877-847-3663
Colorado Colorado Department of Human Services (DHS) 1-800-536-5298
Connecticut Connecticut Department of Social Services (DSS) 1-855-626-6632
Delaware Delaware Health and Social Services (DHSS) 1-800-372-2022
District of Columbia DC Department of Human Services (DHS) 202-727-5355
Florida Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) 1-866-762-2237
Georgia Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) 1-877-423-4746
Hawaii Hawaii Department of Human Services (DHS) 1-855-643-1643
Idaho Idaho Department of Health & Welfare (DHW) 1-877-456-1233
Illinois Illinios Department of Human Services (DHS) 1-800-843-6154
Indiana Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) 1-800-403-0864
Iowa Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) 1-877-347-5678
Kansas Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) 1-888-369-4777
Kentucky Kentucky Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) 1-855-306-8959
Louisiana Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) 1-888-524-3578
Maine Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) 1-855-797-4357
Maryland Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) 1-800-332-6347
Massachusetts Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) 1-877-382-2363
Michigan Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) 1-855-275-6424
Minnesota Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) 1-800-657-3698
Mississippi Mississippi Department of Human Service (MDHS) 1-800-948-3050
Missouri Missouri Department of Social Services (DSS) 1-855-373-4636
Montana Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) 1-888-706-1535
Nebraska Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) 1-800-383-4278
Nevada Nevada Division of Welfare and Supportive Services (DWSS) 1-800-992-0900
New Hampshire New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) 1-844-275-3447
New Jersey New Jersey Department of Human Services (DHS) 1-800-687-9512
New Mexico New Mexico Human Services Department (HSD) 1-800-283-4465
New York New York Departments of Social Services (DSS) 1-800-342-3009
NYC Human Resources Administration (NYC HRA) 718-557-1399
North Carolina North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) 1-866-719-0141
North Dakota North Dakota Department of Human Services (DHS) 1-800-755-2716
Ohio Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services (JFS) 1-800-657-3698
Oklahoma Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) 1-866-411-1877
Oregon Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) 1-800-723-3638
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) 1-800-692-7462
Rhode Island Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS) 1-855-697-4347
South Carolina South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) 1-800-616-1309
South Dakota South Dakota Department of Social Services (DSS) 1-877-999-5612
Tennessee Tennessee Department of Human Services (DHS) 1-866-311-4287
Texas Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHS) 1-877-541-7905
Utah Utah Department of Workforce Services (DWS) 1-866-526-3663
Vermont Department for Children and Families (DCF) 1-800-479-6151
Virginia Virginia Department of Social Services (DSS) 1-800-552-3431
Washington Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) 1-877-501-2233
West Virginia West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) 1-877-716-1212
Wisconsin Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) 1-800-362-3002
Wyoming Wyoming Department of Family Services (DFS) 307-777-5846

How to Speak with a Live Person at Food Stamps Customer Service

If you are still having trouble speaking with a live person after calling the SNAP benefits phone number, check out these tips and tricks.

  1. Call first thing in the morning
  2. Call your SNAP caseworker’s direct phone number
  3. Contact another SNAP caseworker’s phone line at the office
  4. Call another office and ask them to transfer you

Check your SNAP EBT Card Balance

If you are trying to check the balance on your EBT Card, we can help. To check the balance of your food stamps, you do not need to call the food stamps customer service phone number.

Instead, you need to call the EBT Customer Service phone number. To find the customer service phone number for your EBT Card, check out our complete list here.