Polk County Health Department

Food Stamps

Content updated 7/12/2017

In 2015, an estimate of 25,758 or 14.1% of Polk County households received assistance from Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Over half of these households (52.5%) with children under 18 years old.

"SNAP offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. SNAP is the largest program in the domestic hunger safety net." (US Department of Agriculture)

Contact Us

Phone: (515)-286-3798
Fax: (515)-286-2033
Toll free: 866-209-1300

Address: 1907, Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314