Howard County Department of Social Services: Food Stamp Program information provided by: the Howard County Mental Health Authority

Food Stamps are provided to low-income individuals who lack the income needed to purchase food. Food Stamps are a supplement to a person's current food budget. They are not intended to cover your entire food budget. There are eligibility requirements that must be met in order to apply for Food Stamps.

Applications are accepted Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (no Wednesdays) Hours: 8:00 a.m. ? 11:00 a.m.

Record last updated: Dec 5 2014 2:05PM
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  • 7121 Columbia Gateway Drive
    Columbia, MD 21046
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  • (410) 872?8700

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starved childern
7/8/2013 9:19:11 AM

you will never get food stamps waiting on these people they dont do anything i have been waiting on foodstamps for 6 months now they give you the run around i wish i never moved to this county because this office is really the worst
hate these people
7/9/2014 12:51:28 PM

This place is worse one of them all they don't help with shit
7/13/2014 3:19:44 AM

This place is not doing there job. They failed to release my moms food stamp money. There for she could not get food. Thanks for her worry and not know where her next meal will be cooking from!
Donnal Sanders
7/21/2014 6:28:31 AM

I don't know why they have this talking about they help people just have a job this place is pure shit wont answer the if you call 75 times a day that's dumb and ridiculous. Why do they exist, because its like they don't. It has be almost two months since I applied and I'm disabled without food. sad sad sad. The government sucks
7/21/2014 6:58:23 AM

This Agency Follow up is very poor.
closed case
9/11/2014 12:14:04 AM

got a letter a day before my food stamps. date The worker closed my case for a letter that did not concern me letter dated 8/29/2014 case closed. Received letter 09/10/2014 I called the worker plenty of times.Left messages Closed my case,now I HAVE TO REAPPLY. SO pissed This is a new worker
9/14/2014 9:11:14 AM

For several months now ,I've gone to both Target and Walmart stores to use the card to purchase food ,and every time the card doesn't work. Even when they type in the numbers they don't work . Yet I go to Wegman's and again the swipe part of the card doesn't work but when they type in the number it works. Why is that? The swipe part of the card is not scratched in any way yet when I swipe at three major retailers the card does not work. Until this day, EBT in Maryland has not fixed the problem. What's the point in having this card if it doesn't work properly? It's really a shame that you can't solve this issue. Your service to this state of Maryland in Howard County is unacceptable. Changes needs to be made asap or risk losing all of your clients who are using these primitive cards. Hail Hasbro!

11/5/2014 10:50:04 AM

They SUCK! Let's start with calling the office- NO answer ever. If you have luck and or someone finally picks up- they act as if your bothering them. Front desk staff- SUCK, their attitudes SUCK,The way they talk to people is RUDE! The wait time EVEN when you have an appointment is RIDICULOUS all to be told they can't help you.

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