3SQUARESVT IN A SNAP

05 October 2020

An easier way for older & disabled Vermonters to access 3SquaresVT benefits.


This program is for households where everyone is:

  • At least 60 years old or receiving disability benefits, and
  • Not earning income from a job or self-employment.

Households that qualify will be able to:

  • Apply using a simpler, shorter application, and
  • Keep their benefit for three years without needing to do an annual review.

To learn more, go to https://dcf.vermont.gov/benefits/3SquaresVT/SNAP

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3Squares in a SNAP is a demonstration project authorized by the Federal Nutrition Service of the USDA. The goal is to increase the participation of older and disabled Vermonters in the state’s federal nutrition assistance program: 3SquaresVT. It does this by streamlining the application and recertification process. The project is authorized for a period of five years.