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Basic Food Program

Our Basic Food program coordinators are qualified to pre-screen applicants and help potential clients with their application process within our office and in our county.   United General District 304 hosts workshops throughout the community on a monthly basis, participates in community events, and provides free education and information throughout Skagit County.  Basic Food education and assistance is one of the many ways that United General District 304 helps our community get the nutrition, education, and support that is available to them.

How do I qualify?

You may be eligible to receive Basic Food if you live in Washington State, you are a U.S. Citizen or Legal Immigrant, and meet the following income guidelines:

Income for food*Household will still need to be under the Net Income Standard to receive benefits. Use only as a general guideline.

How Do I Apply For Basic Food?

  1. For assistance completing this application call 360.854.7171.
  2. Participate in an interview. You can have either an in-office or telephone interview.
  3. Provide your social security number, proof of identity, and proof of the income and living expenses for your household. We can help you get this proof if needed

The Basic Food Program was funded in part by the USDA Food Stamp Program. It is available to all regardless of race, color, sex, age, handicap, religion, or political belief.