Our bylaws state that each client must provide specific documents to receive assistance. This documentation must be updated every 3 months. Client files are established in the name of the householder. However, documentation is required for every person in the household.
Working Clients must bring a current pay stub every visit to receive extra food benefits.
Required documentation – for each adult in the household (including adult children that are 19 or older) we require the following documentation:
- Current* proof of Broken Arrow address (current utility bill or legal/dated mail)
- Valid Driver’s License or Photo ID
- Current* proof of income
- Pay stub, Award letters for any form of government assistance (including, but not limited to: Unemployment Compensation, Workman’s Compensation, Food Stamps/SNAP, Disability, Social Security, Medicaid, Medicare, Sooner Care, Heartland and TANF)**
Required documentation – for each child in the household:
- Copy of birth certificate (or immunization record)
*Date must be within 30 days of actual date
**A copy of awards/benefits letters may be obtained by contacting DHS at 1-877-653-4798