The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: State Outreach to Eligible Populations

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) supports the nutritional needs of individuals and families facing economic hardships and limited incomes. In New Hampshire, SNAP is administered as the New Hampshire Food Stamp Program and, before the pandemic, assisted about 45,000 adults and 29,000 children.[1] Previous NHFPI analysis found that the New Hampshire Food Stamp Program ...

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: An Overview of Potential Under Enrollment in New Hampshire

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides essential nutritional aid to individuals and families throughout the nation. This program is administered in the Granite State as the New Hampshire Food Stamp Program, and provided nutrition assistance to about 29,000 children and more than 45,000 adults each month throughout 2019. These benefits are federally funded and ...

New and Expanded Challenges Facing Vulnerable Populations in New Hampshire

The COVID-19 crisis has had widespread impacts on life in New Hampshire, but the negative effects have been most severe on people who were already the most vulnerable. Certain groups of Granite Staters have historically experienced disproportionate health and economic challenges. Vulnerable groups in New Hampshire include older adults, people with disabilities, individuals with chronic ...

The COVID-19 Crisis in New Hampshire: Initial Economic Impacts and Policy Responses

The COVID-19 crisis presents an extraordinary challenge for the Granite State. Necessary efforts to protect public health and slow the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus have dramatically altered daily life in New Hampshire and across the country. This is both a health and an economic crisis, and the negative effects are greatest on many ...

The Potential Impacts of Proposed SNAP Eligibility and Work Requirement Changes on Food Insecurity

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) enhances the ability of individuals and families with low incomes to purchase healthy and nutritious food. This federal program, which is known as the Food Stamp Program in New Hampshire, benefits nearly 40 million people nationwide.[i] Over two-thirds of participants are families with low incomes. The remaining beneficiaries include ...