South Central Tennessee Development District (SCTDD) is no offering application assistance with “SNAP,” formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, for adults 60 and over or individuals with a disability.

The USDA created SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) to provide eligible individuals with monthly benefits to buy food.

According to the National Council on Aging, SNAP is a good investment and can improve health outcomes of food insecure seniors. SNAP stimulates the economy with every $1 in additional SNAP benefits generating $1.73 in local economic activity.

The South Central region includes Bedford, Coffee, Franklin, Giles, Hickman, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Marshall, Maury, Moore, Perry and Wayne counties.

Applicants 60 and over or an individual with a disability is asked to call district SNAP Coordinator Bonnie Walker at 931-379-2955 for free and confidential application assistance.

This project is funded under an agreement with the State of Tennessee. It has been funded at least in part with Federal funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.