If you are a low income earner and you live in the state of Florida, then you might want to consider applying for food stamps as well as Medicaid from the state. All you need to do is to visit www.myflorida.com/accessflorida, fill out the application form online and then wait to receive a reply from the state on whether you quality to receive the food stamps as well as the medical assistance.
What You Need to Know about the ACCESS Florida program
The ACCESS Florida program is a program that aims to provide food, cash as well as medical assistance to all low income individuals who live in the state of Florida. So if you are among those who do not earn that much income to support your family, then you should refer to www.myflorida.com/accessflorida and apply for the ACCESS Florida program.
Aside from low income earning individuals, other people who are qualified to receive are the elderly, disabled and the pregnant women. If an individual is approved for the program, he or she will receive food and cash benefits, including medical assistance. To find out if you are qualified for the program, check out the FAQs section of www.myflorida.com/accessflorida.
Applying for Food and Medical Assistance in Florida
Before you begin applying for the ACCESS Florida program, you should have your Social Security Number (SSN) ready. This information is very important and you must provide this on the online application form on the website.
Other information needed at the www.myflorida.com/accessflorida site are personal as well as household information, the amount of income you get to receive in a month, resources and asset information, daily expenditures, health insurance information as well as a proof of being a US citizen. For those who are an immigrant in the state and would like to apply for the program, you should be able to provide a proof of immigration status.
Knowing your Eligibility of the Program
Here are the steps on how to find out if you are eligible for the program.
1. First of all, visit www.myflorida.com/accessflorida.
2. Click on the button that says “Prescreening” and the Florida’s prescreening tool page will soon appear.
3. On this prescreening page, you will be asked to answer a few questions so the government could measure if your household is eligible to receive the benefits for such a program.
4. Make sure that you answer all the questions before you hit submit.
After the Application
You will then be contacted for an interview and usually this comes in the form of a phone interview. This interview is done in order to verify some information that you have provided on www.myflorida.com/accessflorida.