Food & Nutrition Services

Food and Nutrition Services provides monthly benefits that help low-income households buy the food they need for good health.


Eligibility for Food and Nutrition Services is based on certain requirements that must be met for each applicant for and recipient of Food and Nutrition Services. They are:
  • Citizenship and Alien Status
  • Cooperation with Quality Control
  • Identity
  • Income
  • Reserve
  • Residency
  • Social Security Numbers
  • Student Status
  • Work Requirements

Amount of Assistance

If the household meets the program’s eligibility requirements, the amount of Food and Nutrition Services the household receives will be based on the number of people in the Food and Nutrition Services unit and on the amount of monthly income left after all deductions are given.

How to Apply

Applications are taken on
The 4th Floor of the County Office Building
301 N Herman Street
Goldsboro, NC 27530

Applications may be completed electronically You may contact the agency by phone number 919-580-4034, complete with the agency while you are there and leave with 4th floor receptionist. You may print from the state website and mail or fax to 919-731-1293 to the agency. 

You can also view this information online.

The date the application is received in our agency through the mail is considered the date of application.

The mailing address is
Wayne County DSS
301 N Herman Street
Box HH
Goldsboro, NC 27530