The Food Security Program is a federal program that provides a monthly allotment of food assistance via Electronic Benefit Transfer cards (ATM cards). The Food Security Program is an entitlement program, in which individuals and households can receive assistance. The benefits are used to purchase food at participating stores. It may not be used to purchase tobacco, pet food, paper products, soap products, or alcoholic beverages.
-Frequently Asked Question About Food and Nutrition Services & EBT
FOOD AND NUTRITION RECERTIFICATIONS IN NEIGHBORHOODS AND COMMUNITIES
The Department of Social Services continuously seeks opportunities to enhance service delivery to the citizens of Cumberland County. One opportunity that assists families with reducing transportation costs is our providing of services in the neighborhoods and communities of Cumberland County. If you are currently receiving Food and Nutrition Services and have received notification that it is time for a face-to-face interview and you live in one of the following areas: Hope Mills, Stedman or Campbell Terrace, you can visit the appropriate location identified below to be recertified for Food and Nutrition Services. It is not necessary to make a trip to the main DSS office. Just bring picture identification and social security card for adults included in the food stamp assistance, rent and utility receipts, verification of income and any information concerning changes to your case. Call 677-2276 or 677-2077 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com with questions or concerns regarding Food Stamp Recertification in neighborhoods and communities.
2008 Schedule and Locations