Ohio EBT Discounts and Perks 2020
National EBT Discounts:
Below are the discounts that are available to all EBT Cardholders across the United States, that can also be redeemed by Ohio EBT Card Holders.
Amazon Prime EBT Discount
If you have an Ohio Direction Card, you can now sign up for Amazon Prime EBT Discount and get all the great benefits that come with Prime membership, at a fraction of the cost.
The regular Amazon Prime membership is $12.99 a month. However, if you have an EBT Card, you can get Prime Membership for $5.99. That’s over 50% off the regular price.
Given that Amazon is part of the USDA pilot of vendors approved to accept food stamps online for delivery, prime membership allows you to order groceries through Amazon Pantry in certain parts of the country.Sign up for Amazon Prime EBT Discount
If you are not sure if the Amazon Prime EBT Discount is worth it, here is a summary of the what you get with your Amazon Prime membership:
FREE, Fast Delivery on Millions of Items
With Amazon Prime membership, you get fast, free shipping on over 50 million eligible items on Amazon.com. They have also rolled out a program recently that allows people who live in certain metropolitan areas to get FREE Same-Day Delivery on over a million items and FREE 2-hour delivery with Prime Now on daily essentials and groceries.
Instantly Stream TV Shows and Movies
One of the most popular features is the instant streaming of TV Shows and Movies. Your Prime membership includes instant access to thousands of movies and TV shows at no additional cost. You can stream all these on select Smart TVs, Roku, Xbox, Amazon Fire TV, iPhones, tablets, and Android devices.
Other Benefits of Amazon Prime
- Buy groceries online with your EBT Card through Amazon Pantry for delivery (in states where this is available)
- Over two million songs. Thousands of playlists and stations (On-demand, ad-free music streaming)
- Books, Magazines & More (Unlimited reading on any device)
- Original audio series from Audible (Unlimited listening to original audio series)
- Twitch Prime (Get free game content every month, exclusive discounts, plus loads more)
- All your photos, together at last (Free unlimited photo storage)
Ohio EBT Discounts:
If you are currently on Food Stamps/EBT Cardholder, and your income is below a certain level, you may qualify for FREE or low-cost home or cell phone service for you or a member of your family through the Federal Lifeline Program, which serves nearly 13 million Americans.
The Lifeline program helps to lower the monthly cost of phone and internet service. Eligible customers will get at least $9.25 toward their monthly bill. You can only use Lifeline for either phone or internet service, but not both.
Discounted Cell Phone Services
Below is a list of cell phone providers that participate in the Lifeline program in the state of Ohio.
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|Air Voice Wireless||877-247-7799|
|Sage Telecom Communicaitons, LLC||888-449-4940|
Discounted Home Phone Services
Below is a list of home phone providers that participate in the Lifeline program in the state of Ohio.
Your EBT card may qualify you for discounted home internet service under the Federal Lifeline program for low-income families and individuals. The program currently provides $9.25 a month per household toward phone or internet service.
Discounted Museums Admission
As an EBT cardholder in Ohio, you also get discounted or FREE access to museums and other great family-friendly places. We have compiled the list below for your convenience.
The Ohio Museums listed below all offer individual admission fees ranging from FREE to $3.00 to individuals and families who have an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, and a valid form of photo ID.
The offer covers up to four individuals per EBT card, which means that if you have a family of 4, you can use your Ohio EBT card to get the special discounted rate or the free admission for all four members.
These rates are available during all normal operating hours. We advise that you call the museum first before you go – so that you can find out what their special rate is for EBT Cardholders (whether it’s free admission or $3).
Here is the list of participating Museums:
SPI Where Science and Play Intersect
400 South Main Street
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology
55 S. 1st Street
Newark, Ohio 43055 United States
Kingwood Center Gardens
50 N. Trimble Road
Mansfield, Ohio 44906
Little Buckeye Children’s Museum
44 W 4th St.
Mansfield, Ohio 44902
AHA! A Hands-On Adventure, A Children’s Museum
1708 River Valley Circle South
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
121 Lincoln Way East
Massillon, Ohio 44646
Canton Museum of Art
1001 Market Avenue N
Canton, Ohio 44702
500 Euclid Ave.
Akron, Ohio 44307
The Summit County Historical Society of Akron, OH
550 Copley Road
Akron, Ohio 44320
Akron Children’s Museum
216 South Main St.
Akron, Ohio 44308
Akron Art Museum
One South High St.
Akron, Ohio 44308
Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens
714 North Portage Path
Akron, Ohio 44303
60 Fir Hill
Akron, Ohio 44325 United States
Cleveland Botanical Garden
11030 East Boulevard
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
9500 Sperry Rd.
Kirtland, Ohio 44094
Trumbull County Historical Society
303 Monroe Street, NW
Warren, Ohio 44482
Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Cincinnati Museum Center: Duke Energy Children’s Museum
1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45203
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