Where to apply for a bridge card in Michigan

Temporary food assistance for eligible low-income families and individuals is available from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Use MI Bridges to apply for assistance, check your eligibility status and manage your account online.


Who qualifies for a bridge card in Michigan?

You must be a U.S. citizen (or acceptable alien status) and you must live in Michigan.

What is the income limit for food stamps in Michigan?

Household Size*Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $16,744
2 $22,646
3 $28,548
4 $34,450

Can I use my Michigan EBT card at restaurants?

The Restaurant Meal Program provides certain individuals who receive food assistance program benefits (FAP) with the ability to use their Michigan Bridge card to purchase prepared food from participating restaurants.

What can I buy with my bridge card in Michigan?

The U.S. Department of Agriculture decides which food items can be purchased with the EBT card in Michigan. Fresh produce, fresh meat, frozen goods, canned goods, pasta, milk, cheese and eggs are all eligible to buy with your EBT card.

Can you use a Bridge Card at Mcdonalds?

EBT is not accepted at McDonald’s nor is EBT accepted at any fast-food restaurant if you’re only receiving SNAP EBT benefits. If you are getting cash benefits through TANF, then you can simply go to the ATM and get money off your card if you want fast-food meals.

How long does it take to get a bridge card in the mail in Michigan?

The toll-free Customer Service number(1-844-799-9876) is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for you to request a replacement card. Your replacement card will be mailed within 3 to 5 business days. You will not have to activate this card.

MI Asian Staff
Author: MI Asian Staff