The ACCESS Florida benefits Program helps individuals and families to keep good health by purchasing nutritional foods. For pregnant women and families that have dependent children, the Cash Assistance program provides financial assistance. The Medicaid Program will help individuals and families to cover or assist in the cost of services that are medically necessary. The Florida Department of Children and Families Automated Community Connection to Economic Self Sufficiency (ACCESS) promote a program to help those low-income families and individuals step on the road to economic recovery by providing food stamps, cash assistance and Medicaid.
How to Apply for Florida Food Stamps and Florida Medicaid through ACCESS Florida Program
There is an Eligibility process before applying for benefits, first check the eligibility that you require.
Click www.myflorida.com/accessflorida to enter the ACCESS Florida Program homepage.
Read the online directions carefully and click “Next” to continue.
Follow the online guidance to create your ACCESS Florida account first (If you already have one, just click to log in).
After creating an account and logging in, choose for whom you are applying and the program you would like to apply for from food stamps, cash assistance, medicaid, nursing home medicaid coverage, HCBS/Waivers and more.
Complete the application form and submit.
Check your benefits status and availability, review due date, benefit account history and more by logging in your ACCESS Florida account after application.
Check your eligibility on the homepage by clicking “Am I Eligible?” to figure out whether you’re household can get food, cash and health care assistance.
You will need to answer some questions to confirm your eligibility. Then you’ll see whether and how many people in your household may qualify for the benefits.
You are allowed to make changes before submission.
Apply for Benefits: To successfully apply for the food, medical or cash assistance, you should complete the online application form carefully.
Click “Apply for Benefits” at the ACCESS Florida homepage.