How to Use Your Healthy Food Benefit Card

If you are a recipient of food assistance benefits in the form of a Healthy Food Benefit Card, you may be wondering how to use it.

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The Healthy Food Benefit card is a plastic card that looks like a credit card. You can use it to buy healthy food at participating stores.

To get the Healthy Food Benefit, you must be a Nebraska resident and have a valid Nebraska driver’s license or state ID. You must also be enrolled in one of the following programs:
-Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
-Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
-Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)

What is a Healthy Food Benefit Card?

The Healthy Food Benefit Card is a card that allows eligible New Yorkers to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers markets and participating supermarkets. The card can be used year-round and can be reloaded with funds. To see if you are eligible for the Healthy Food Benefit Card, please visit the Department of Social Services website.

How to Use Your Healthy Food Benefit Card
To use your card, simply present it to the cashier at participating farmers markets or supermarkets and they will deduct the value of your purchase from your card balance. You can check your balance online or by calling customer service. When you need to reload your card, you can do so online or by mail.

How to Use Your Card

Your benefit card is easy to use. Just show your card to the cashier when you check out, and the discounts will be applied to your purchase. It’s that simple!

There are a few things to keep in mind when using your card:

• You can only use your card at participating stores. Please check the list of participating stores before you shop.

• You can only use your card for food items. The discounts cannot be applied to alcohol, tobacco, or non-food items.

• You can only use your card for personal purchases. The discounts cannot be applied to purchases made for businesses or organizations.

We hope you enjoy using your benefit card!

Tips for Using Your Card

now that you have your card, you’re probably wondering how to use it. Here are a few tips:

-Most importantly, keep your card with you when you go shopping. You’ll need to swipe it at the register in order to get your benefits.
-The card can be used at any store that accepts EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) payments. This includes most major grocery stores, as well as some smaller ones.
-You can use your card to buy food items such as fruits, vegetables, meat, poultry, fish, dairy products, and non-alcoholic beverages.
-You can also use your card to buy seeds and plants that produce food for the household to eat.
– You cannot use your card to buy alcohol, tobacco products, or non-food items such as pet food, paper products, or household cleaners.


You should now have a good understanding of how to use your Healthy Food Benefit Card. Remember to use it every time you buy food so that you can get the most out of your benefit. If you have any questions, please contact your local food bank or the Department of Social Services.

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