The Department of Human Services in Oklahoma allows for individuals and their families to apply for food assistance. Low income families are able to have access to healthy meals from the federal funds provided to them through this program and the USDA. The Oklahoma Food Stamp program is known to provide benefits on a monthly basis to individuals in a low income family or household and allows them to have access through the use of an EBT card. To learn more about the program and its guidelines, you can visit the Department of Human Services in the links listed below.
You can fill out an application for assistance at any of the local human services centers in your area. You can also contact a center by phone and give them your address so that you can receive the form in the mail. Alternatively, you can download and print an application from the links provided on this page. Information such as income, assets, household size, and other related elements must be listed on the application. When the application has been processed, you will be invited for an eligibility interview which will be used to determine your need. This interview is used to ensure that you have answered your application truthfully and to help gauge the amount of assistance that you may need in your personal situation. The application process takes around 30 days to complete.
Single individuals, families, and individuals who are living together are eligible to receive benefits if they are meeting all of the requirements. You will need to be able to prove your identity and your income overall. Your household size is used to determine the amount of benefits that you should receive every month. You should be able to receive benefits if you are making under $2000 a month in income and have around three dependents within your household. This income requirement is lower or higher depending on the amount of people in your household. When you are approved, you will receive a QUEST card that you can use to access your benefits and use them at locations accepting SNAP. You can find out more about these locations by calling 405-521-3646 or using the SNAP retailer locator. In some situations, if you are elderly, you may be able to receive Meals on Wheels by using your SNAP benefits.
To learn more about accessing SNAP benefits for Tulsa, Oklahoma you can use the following contact information provided below. To find an office in your area, please follow the link for offices listed by county. This will show you all local SNAP offices in your area. If you have any questions you may contact these offices directly via the numbers given on their page. Numbers for several of the main Tulsa offices are also listed below.
Helpful Links and Phone Numbers
Department of Human Services Food and Nutrition -
Application - http://www.okdhs.org/library/forms/fssd/default.htm
County Office Directory - http://www.okdhs.org/okdhslocal/
For County - http://www.okdhs.org/okdhslocal/oklahoma/
DHS – 405-521-3646 444 S Houston Ave Tulsa
(918) 581-2401 3666 N Peoria Ave Tulsa
(918) 430-2300 6128 E 38th St Tulsa