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Food Assistance Resources

You might be eligible for grocery food cards up to $234/month from the SNAP program during COVID. Students with spouses or children may be eligible for more.*

Most low income students who meet any of the following are SNAP eligible including:

  • Students in community colleges
  • Students who were awarded work study - even if they currently don't have a work study job on campus
  • Students who were awarded a MassGrant
  • Students who have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $0

*Students need to meet other SNAP rules, learn more about SNAP and the benefit amounts at mass.gov/SNAP


SNAP (formerly known as food stamps) assists qualifying Americans in accessing nutritious food. It is distributed via a monthly stipend on an EBT card which is used like a debit card to purchase fruits, vegetables, meat/dish, grains, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages. 

Please visit the to learn more about applying and receiving SNAP Assistance or join a virtual information session on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. 

Additional Food Assistance Resources

Some of these resources require a referral. is recognized as a referral partner.