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Pennsylvania Snap EBT Info Page

Welcome to SNAP EBT information page for the state of Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania SNAP provides low-income residents of Pennsylvania with monthly cash payments to assist them in purchasing the food necessary for healthy living.

Benefits vary depending on the size and net income of the household, ranging from a minimum of $281 for each household member to a high of $740 for a family of three.

Unless specifically exempt, you must sign up for work or participate in an employment and training program for at least 30 hours per week to maintain your SNAP eligibility.

Picture of Pennsylvania Snap EBT Card

Wondering what Pennsylvania snap card looks like. Below is a sample picture.

Pennsylvania Snap EBT card

This state EBT program is also known by these names:
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Pennsylvania Access Card

Contact Information

Pennsylvania Snap Website

The website is https://www.dhs.pa.gov/Services/Assistance/Pages/SNAP.aspx

Pennsylvania Snap Phone Number

The phone number is +800-692-7462

Pennsylvania Local Office Location

Click Here to view office locations.

EBT Website

The website is https://www.connectebt.com/paebtclient/index.jsp

Pennsylvania EBT Phone Number

The phone number is +1-888-EBT-PENN (1-888-328-7366)

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to receive SNAP benefits in Pennsylvania?

No later than 30 days after the office receives your application after the application procedure is complete, you can access your SNAP benefits.

How can I apply in Pennsylvania for SNAP benefits?

COMPASS, a web-based tool for Pennsylvania residents to apply for benefits, now allows you to apply for SNAP from the comfort of your own home.

You can buy food at grocers and supermarkets with a “Pennsylvania EBT Access Card” if you are eligible.

Who can receive SNAP benefits in Pennsylvania?

You must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible for SNAP:

  • Based in Pennsylvania
  • Be a lawful permanent resident or US Citizen
  • Have proof of identity
  • Meet certain income guidelines

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