Login or create your MyAccess account for Florida Department of children and families to access your benefits at myflorida.com/accessflorida. The automated community connection to economic self-sufficiency allows people to connect with their public assistance information any time of day through the online application using MYACCESS.
Assistance programs are available to help with food, medical, temporary cash assistance, general program information and federal nondiscrimination poster. Local community partner agencies have gathered to help the department of children and families provide public assistance services that is easily accessible. This service allows to find locations in their area where they can apply for food stamps, cash or Medicaid.
Applying for assistance can be done from any computer that has an Internet connection and can access myflorida.com/accessflorida, or any of the related community partner sites. Paper applications can be mailed, faxed or return to a local Florida customer service center. Applications can take up to 30 days to process, but you can check the process of your application with your registered account To My Access. Information is also available concerning your application by calling the automated response system at 1-866-762-2237. To gain information you will need your access case number or your Social Security number along with your date of birth.
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Food Assistance Program (SNAP) is program helps those in low income situations to buy healthy food. A household that uses this program typically consist of a group of people who live together and buy food and cook meals together. Eligibility rules apply and include proof of identity, must be able to follow work rules, qualify under income and deductions, live in the state of Florida, be a US citizen, and have limited assets.
Medical Assistance Program provides medical coverage to low income families or individuals. Medicaid services in Florida are administered by the agency for healthcare administration. To be eligible for Medicaid, you must qualify through a determined set of rules including parents and caretakers relatives of children, children, pregnant women, former foster care individuals, noncitizens with medical emergency and aged or disabled individuals currently not receiving supplemental security income.
Temporary Cash Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) there are essential documents and paperwork that must be filed to apply for financial assistance including, TANF 101, MOE resource material, TANF report for 2010-2011, Quarterly Reporting Form.
If you wish to apply for benefits and need help troubleshooting any issues or have questions you can reach a customer service representative through the customer call center at 866-762-2237. Agents are available to help from 8 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday.