Oklahoma Benefits

Food Stamps (SNAP)

Oklahoma Food Stamps is Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for low-income families living in Oklahoma and meeting financial eligibility criteria. The program helps these families buy food through an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card.


Oklahoma Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assists eligible households to pay their utility bills during the harsh winter season. Families that have already received cut-off notice will also receive emergency aid if they are otherwise eligible for the program.


Oklahoma Medicaid is a federal and state program that provides medical assistance to needy residents of Oklahoma. This program covers children, parents and caretakers, adults, elderly, disabled, and pregnant women.


Oklahoma Unemployment Insurance (UI) program helps unemployed workers with monetary benefits, a partial wage replacement, in order to ease the economic burden of unemployment. These benefits are available for such unemployed workers who have lost their job through no fault of their own and meet other requirements for the program. The amount of benefits is determined in accordance to wages received during the base period. If you are eligible for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits, you can file a claim online or through telephone. Since benefits are not available retroactive beyond the time you filed a claim, claimants are encouraged to file their claims as soon as they are without work.


The Oklahoma Weatherization Assistance Program is a federally funded program that is administered by the Department of Energy (DOE). This program helps to promote energy efficiency in the homes of low-income households in the state, by implementing energy efficiency measures such as: insulation of walls, floors and ceilings, replacement of broken windows and periodic energy audits. By doing this the program is able to complement other energy related programs such as Oklahoma LIHEAP.


Oklahoma WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) program provides access to supplemental foods, nutrition education, and provides referrals to various healthcare services. The program is exclusive for certain low-income residents of Oklahoma.