Available Food Resources in the Community

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Formerly the Food Stamps Program

  • Contact the Charlottesville Department of Social Services Phone:  434-970-3400
  • Provides assistance with food needs for individuals and families. 
  • A swipe card is used in the grocery store to purchase food items. 
  • Eligibility is determined on the basis of a household’s size, income and resources. 
  • Households with little or no income and resources are eligible for expedited SNAP benefits (7 days to process).

Additional Programs