To start a new online application or to continue working on a saved application, you will need to login to your DHS Account.
To Create a new account, please click on the following link:
Create DHS Account
Clients may also apply for benefits and submit certification materials by submitting their information to their county office by mail, fax, or hand delivery.
If you would rather download a paper application and submit it to your local office, please select a language and click the Download Application button.
Print and sign the application and fax, mail, or bring it to a DHS county office for us to process. Click
to use our Local Office Locator.
to see a list of Verification Requirements.
This institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex and in some cases religion or political beliefs.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture also prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs or reprisal or
retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for
program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.
Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information
may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027),
found online at:
, and at any
USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call
(866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400
Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email:
For any other information dealing with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) issues, persons should either contact the USDA SNAP Hotline Number at (800) 221-5689,
which is also in Spanish or call the State Information/Hotline Numbers (click the link for a listing of hotline numbers by State); found online at:
. To file a complaint of
discrimination regarding a program receiving Federal financial assistance through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), write: HHS Director,
Office for Civil Rights, Room 515-F, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20201 or call (202) 619-0403 (voice) or (800) 537-7697 (TTY). This institution is an
equal opportunity provider. You may also write Tennessee, Department of Human Services, Office of General Counsel, Compliance Officer, Citizens Plaza Building,
400 Deaderick Street, Nashville, TN 37243, (615) 313-4700.