Don’t Miss Out on SNAP Benefits!
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) serves as your first line of defense against hunger. It can enable you to buy nutritious food with Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards to buy eligible food in authorized retail food stores.
Will it meet your needs for the entire month? Probably not, but that’s where the Foodbank and it’s many partner agencies can fill in the gap. Together, we can help ensure that you and your family can enjoy a complete and nutritious diet.
Find Out if You’re Eligible
To be eligible for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Virginia and meet one of the following requirements:
- Your current bank balance (savings and checking combined) under $2,001, or
- You have a current bank balance (savings and checking combined) under $3,001 who
share their household with one of the following:
- A person or persons age 60 and over or a person with a disability (a child, your spouse, a parent, or yourself).
To be eligible, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the
Click on the link below to apply for SNAP and other public assistance benefits. Once you arrive at the CommonHelp webpage, select “get started”, “apply for all benefit programs”. On the next page, you will need to click the link below the user ID field to create a new account.
Use this link to CommonHelp application: https://commonhelp.virginia.gov/
2023 Monthly Schedule
The below sites will host SNAP access efforts on the same day each month. Please note that the schedule is subject to change and that we will do our best to promote any changes that may occur.
Tuesday: Western Tidewater Branch – 618 South St. | Franklin, VA 23851
Wednesday: Neighbors Helping Neighbors – 1033 Greenbrier Pkwy. | Chesapeake, VA 23320
Friday: St. Luke AME – 241 St. Luke Church Rd. | Chesapeake, VA 23320
Tuesday: Providence UCC – 2200 Vicker Ave. | Chesapeake, VA 23324
Wednesday: Oasis Social Ministries – 800 Williamsburg Ave. | Portsmouth, VA 23704
Thursday: Eastern Shore Chapel – 2020 Laskin Rd. | VA beach, VA 23454
Monday: Port Norfolk Church – 353 Mt. Vernon Ave. | Portsmouth, VA 23707
Tuesday: Wesley Community Center – 1701 Elm Ave. | Portsmouth, VA 23704
Wednesday: Solid Rock Apostolic Holiness – 1442 Commerce Ave. | Chesapeake, VA 23324
Thursday: Young Terrace Community Center – 804 Whitaker Ln. | Norfolk, VA 23510
Monday: Eastern Shore Branch – 24530 Coastal Blvd. | Tasley, VA 23441
Tuesday: Queen Street Baptist Church – 413 E. Brambleton Ave. | Norfolk, VA 23510
Wednesday: The Gathering at Scott Memorial – 409 First Colonial Rd. | VA Beach, VA 23454
Thursday: East End Baptist Church – 617 East Washington St. | Suffolk, VA 23434
For additional information or any questions you may have, please contact:
Linwood Brown | SNAP Community Access Manager
Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore
800 Tidewater Drive | Norfolk, VA 23504
Main: 757.627.6599 | Direct:757.985.2265