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3SquaresVT, also known as SNAP, EBT and food stamps helps low-income people and families buy the food they need. Benefits are generally provided on a debit card (EBT) and are accepted at most grocery stores and many farmer’s markets.

3SquaresVT is an important resource for people to obtain healthy, affordable foods. Unfortunately, the program is underutilized in Vermont, so the Vermont Foodbank is helping to increase participation in this federal nutrition program.

Did you know?
• There are enough SNAP benefits for everyone who needs them, so if you qualify, you are not taking benefits away from anyone else.
• SNAP benefits bring federal tax dollars into Vermont, help provide jobs and stimulate the economy.
• Most families who qualify for WIC or CSFP also qualify for 3SquaresVT.
• The Vermont Foodbank has a 3SquaresVT outreach team that will complete the 3SquaresVT application with you.

Are you eligible for 3SquaresVT?

To receive SNAP benefits, you need to meet certain income and other guidelines.

Household Size Monthly Gross Income Limit

  • 1 person: $1,926
  • 2 people: $2,609
  • 3 people: $3,290
  • 4 people: $3,971
  • 5 people: $4,653
  • 6 people: $5,334

For each additional person, add $683.

For more information, please fill out the form below or simply text VFBSNAP to 85511 to see if you may be eligible.* You can also apply for 3SquaresVT at your local DCF Office. You can also reach the 3SqaresVT team by email at 3SVT@vtfoodbank.org or phone at 1-802-477-4136 or toll-free at 1-855-855-6181.