Food, Transportation and Other Essentials
Find food or get a ride to an appointment.
Drive-up food distribution and meal delivery
Sign up for SNAP (food stamps)
- Apply online
- Fill out and submit a paper application in-person at your county assistance office.
You can apply if you are head of your household or a spouse. A friend or relative can also apply on your behalf. Learn more about how SNAP works.
Food and essentials for pregnant individuals and new parents
Get transportation to an appointment
Start with the Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP)
If you live in Allegheny County and you get Medicaid, you can get free bus passes or reimbursed from MATP if you pay for ridesharing like Uber or Lyft.
- Call 1-888-547-MATP (6287) Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or
- Fill out the application (MATP application for adults) (MATP application for anyone younger than 18) sign it and email to: MATP@alleghenycounty.us. You can also drop it off at the Human Services Building at One Smithfield Street on the 1st floor.