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​Apply for Benefits

There are different ways to apply for or renew your benefits.

1. Online

Use the COMPASS website. You can see if you qualify, apply for, or renew benefits at the click of a button. 

Apply Online Using COMPASS

2. In-Person

Your local county assistance office can help answer any questions and assist you in person.

Find Your County Assistance Office

3. Paper Application

Download the appropriate paper application from the list below and mail it to your local county assistance office.

4. Phone

You can apply for SNAP and Medical Assistance over the phone by calling:


Not sure where to start?

If you or someone you care for is in need of long-term services and supports but are unsure of where to start when searching for benefits, try the Information Referral Tool. A short questionnaire will point you toward the help you need based on your needs.