Essex County SNAP Benefits (Massachusetts)

Essex County Food Stamp Offices provide nutrition benefits through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP, also known as food stamps, provides nutrition assistance for income-eligible households in Essex County, Massachusetts. Local Food Stamp Offices process applications for Essex County SNAP benefits, determine whether individuals or families meet the eligibility requirements, and provide nutritional education resources. Food Stamp Offices also help administer monthly food benefits, distribute food assistance, and accept applications for Essex County SNAP benefits. Food Stamp Offices provide information about their services or making an appointment online.

Lawrence Department of Transitional Assistance Food Stamp Office Lawrence MA 280 Merrimack Street 01843 978-725-7100

Salem North Shore Department of Transitional Assistance Food Stamp Office Salem MA 35 Congress Street 01970 978-825-7300


Essex County Child, Youth, and Family Services Offices offer programs and services to assist children and families, such as emergency assistance, income support programs, and protective services. Many offer children's welfare services, including nutritional assistance in Essex County, Massachusetts. Food assistance can include monthly food benefits, access to food banks, and other nutrition assistance resources. Child, Youth, and Family Services Offices provide information on applying for SNAP benefits, meeting income eligibility requirements, and receiving food assistance. Essex County Child, Youth, and Family Services Offices list their resources and services on their website.

Essex Youth Department Essex MA 26 Martin Street 01929 978-768-3414

Massachusetts Department of Children & Families Salem MA 45 Congress Street 01970 978-825-3800

Saugus Youth & Recreation Department Saugus MA 400 Central Street 01906 781-231-4022