This module discusses the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Food Stamp application process. Included in Module 3:

How to Apply: Overview
Steps to Applying
Applying in Person: Find a Health and Welfare Office
Applying by Mail or Fax: Accessing and Submitting the Application
Keeping Up with Program Requirements
Completing Recertification
Application Questions

Last Update January, 2019


References (click links to view)

Idaho Administrative Procedures Act (IDAPA) 16.03.04 – Rules Governing the Food Stamp Program in Idaho, §§ 11(08), 100, 120, 133-138, 576, 601, 630 https://adminrules.idaho.gov/rules/2014/16/0304.pdf

Idaho CareLine website, http://www.211.idaho.gov/aboutus.html

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Website, Food Assistance for Idaho Families,

http://www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/FoodCashAssistance/FoodStamps/tabid/90/Default.aspx

Idaho DHW Website, Applying for Benefit Services, http://www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/ApplyforAssistance/Applyforservices/NewApplicants/tabid/1572/Default.aspx

Idaho DHW Website, Complete Your Re-Evaluation, http://www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/ApplyforAssistance/Renewyourbenefits/Completeyourreevaluation/tabid/1573/Default.aspx

Idaho DHW Website, Food Stamp Frequently Asked Questions, http://healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/FoodCashAssistance/FoodStamps/FoodStampFrequentlyAskedQuestions/tabid/297/Default.aspx

Idaho DHW Website, Report a Change, http://healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/ApplyforAssistance/Reportchanges/Reportachange/tabid/1576/Default.aspx

Interviews with Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Staff (Fall 2011)

USDA Food and Nutrition Services, 10 Steps to Help You Fill Your Grocery Bag Through SNAP (last modified 1/10/13), http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/applicant_recipients/10steps.htm

7 C.F.R. 272.4 - Program Administration and Personnel Requirements, available at

http://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/7/272/4#b

7 C.F.R. 273.14 – Recertification, available at https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/7/273.14