SNAP

About SNAP

Formerly known as food stamps, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a federal nutrition program from the USDA. The program empowers eligible, low-income individuals and families to purchase food at grocery stores with the use of an EBT card. You may be eligible for SNAP benefits if you are:

  • Working for minimum wages
  • Working part-time
  • Unemployed
  • Receiving other public assistance
  • Elderly
  • Disabled
  • Homeless

Applying for assistance 

Three Square can help you find and apply for benefits assistance

Our Benefit Services Outreach team helps households with referrals and applications for benefits for which they may be eligible. Three Square can offer applicants:

  • Support with SNAP applications
  • Help with applying for the Energy Assistance Program (EAP) or Project REACH
  • Referrals to other community partners for other assistance programs, including food pantries, Medicaid, and housing assistance

To request assistance or information, please contact the Three Square Center at 702 765-4030. Emails can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Our call center is open Monday–Friday from 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Maximum gross monthly income requirements for SNAP

1-person household $2,082
2-person household $2,820
3-person household $3,556
4-person household $4,292
5-person household $5,030
6-person household $5,776

Information about SNAP and other food assistance programs

SNAP assistance for older adults

The National Council on Aging offers information on how SNAP can assist older adults and where they can find help.

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1$ = 6 Meals

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Three Square Food Bank (Three Square) is registered with the Secretary of State and qualified by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, and a member of Feeding America. Established in 2007, Three Square is Southern Nevada’s only food bank and the area’s largest hunger-relief organization. Our mission is to provide wholesome food to hungry people, while passionately pursuing a hunger-free community. Your charitable contribution to Three Square is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.