Massachusetts SNAP Restaurant Meals Program (RMP) (2023)

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The application for restaurants/food trucks to apply to join is now closed.

The RMP will allow older adults (60+), homeless individuals, and people with disabilities to buy food at authorized restaurants/food trucks using their SNAP EBT card. The program will be open for clients in 2023 — check back for more information.

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Does Massachusetts have RMP program? ›

The RMP will allow older adults (60+), homeless individuals, and people with disabilities to buy food at authorized restaurants/food trucks using their SNAP EBT card.

Can EBT be used in restaurants in Massachusetts? ›

Eligible SNAP households will be automatically enrolled in the RMP and allowed to use their EBT cards at participating restaurant locations. Any household receiving cash benefits from DTA (including combo cases) may purchase meals with their cash benefits at MA RMP-approved restaurants.

Can you use EBT at McDonald's in Massachusetts? ›

While you generally cannot purchase food from McDonald's using your EBT card, there are some exemptions. According to QuerySprout, if you get the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits or qualify for the Restaurant Meals Program (RMP), you could use your SNAP benefits to make a purchase at McDonald's.

Does Subway accept EBT in Massachusetts? ›

If you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, you can use your Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card at participating Subway restaurants.

What fast food places take EBT in Massachusetts? ›

Fast Food Restaurants That Take EBT
  • Burger King.
  • Subway.
  • Taco Bell.
  • KFC.
  • Domino's Pizza.
  • Jack in the Box.
  • Rally's.
  • Denny's.
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Health & Social Services
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Does KFC accept EBT in Massachusetts? ›

KFC accepts EBT cards for meal purchases in states that participate in the Restaurant Meals Program, according to QuerySprout, a consumer advocacy site.

Does Wendy's take EBT in Massachusetts? ›

Wendy's fans who qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits can use their SNAP electronic benefits payment (EBT) cards at participating Wendy's restaurants, though their choices are very limited. Food Stamps: What Is the Maximum SNAP EBT Benefit for 2023?

Does Starbucks take EBT in Massachusetts? ›

Company-owned Starbucks locations don't accept food stamp cards like EBT cards. Starbucks isn't an approved SNAP store since the federal government considers it an unnecessary premium brand.

Does Trader Joe's take EBT in Massachusetts? ›

Yes. The short answer is yes, all Trader Joe's locations accept EBT cards.

Does Aldi take EBT in Massachusetts? ›

All of Aldi's locations accept SNAP EBT cards for payment, the company said on its website. SNAP/EBT is available for in-store or online purchases, with options for delivery or curbside pickup.

Where can I use my Massachusetts EBT card? ›

Massachusetts residents who receive SNAP benefits can use their EBT card to buy food online from Amazon, BJs, Daily Table, Geissler's Supermarket, Shaw's, Star Market, Stop & Shop, and Walmart, as well as ALDI, Big Y, Brothers Marketplace, Hannaford, McKinnon's Supermarkets, Price Chopper, Price Rite Marketplace, Roche ...

What food can you buy with an EBT card in Massachusetts? ›

You can buy any food item except alcohol or prepared meals sold hot and ready to eat. You can even buy seeds or plants for growing food.

Do SNAP benefits roll over Massachusetts? ›

Unused SNAP benefits from the month automatically roll over to the next month.

What is the income limit for food stamps in Massachusetts? ›

SNAP Eligibility
Household SizeMaximum Monthly Income (before taxes)Maximum Monthly SNAP Amount*
1$2,265$281
2$3,052$516
3$3,838$740
4$4,625$939
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What assistance is available in Massachusetts? ›

Community action agencies provide fuel assistance, weatherization, emergency food assistance, child care, and can connect you to job training and housing resources. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a nutrition program for families and individuals that meet certain income and resource guidelines.

What is the Healthy Incentives Program in Massachusetts? ›

HIP puts money back on your EBT card when you use SNAP to buy healthy, local fruits and vegetables from HIP farm vendors.

How do I apply for public assistance in Massachusetts? ›

Call a Client Assistance Coordinator at 877-382-2363 for help. The SNAP application is available in many languages. DTA also has interpreters in over 100 languages to help you in-person or over the phone.

How do I get public assistance in Massachusetts? ›

Government and public assistance by county

Or dial the Department of Transitional Assistance (800) 590-4820 or call Massachusetts Health and Human Services at 1-800-841-2900. In addition to the statewide resources referenced above, find local programs for towns and counties across the state.

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