The Food Stamp Program helps low-income households to buy food. Food stamp benefits can be used to buy any food or food product for human consumption, plus seeds and plants for use in home gardens to produce food.

How to Apply for Food Stamps in Illinois:

You can apply for food stamps online.


To check if you are eligible to receive food stamps you can take the online eligibility test. Click here to take the eligibility test (Click on “Am I Eligible?”).

More Information:

For more information on the Illinois food stamp program, visit the website or call 1-800-843-6154 (TTY: 1-800-447-6404).