SNAP - General Information


Many Nevadans have trouble making ends meet each month. After paying for rent, utilities, transportation and child care, there is often little left over to buy nutritious food. But it doesn't have to be that way. Each month, thousands of families across the state turn to the Nevada State Division of Welfare and Supportive Services for assistance in the form of SNAP benefits to help feed their families. Read on to learn how you can receive help if you qualify.

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    Your Civil Rights:

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).


    To file a complaint of discrimination, write to:

    U. S. Department of Agriculture

    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

    Or Fax (202) 690-7442 ; or


    To Report Fraud:

    Toll-Free Hotline

    If you wish to report any misuse, fraud, waste, or abuse of SNAP benefits, you can use this toll-free hotline number:

    (800) 424-9121

    If you are in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area, the number is (202) 690-1622.