If you’ve got an Alabama EBT card, then you may be surprised to know that your card can do so much more than just buy groceries! We’ve found discounts on everything from Amazon Prime to zoo admission, exclusively for people on food stamps!
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5 Things You Need to Know about Alabama EBT
At Low Income Relief, we write extensively about food stamps. Our goal is to help low income people save money and get free stuff. We have a lot of content that can help you if you have Alabama EBT!
- Apply for Alabama EBT online on the government website. This is the fastest and easiest way to apply for food benefits.
- Know what you can buy. Most people don’t know that they can buy seeds, plants and some gift baskets with EBT. We’ve got all the info, straight from the USDA!
- Shop smart. You may be able to get more food for your money at farmer’s markets and You-Pick Strawberry Fields!
- You may be eligible for more food stamps than you are getting. Many people are getting less than they should because they don’t get credit for all their deductions.
- You may be able to get cash back from your food stamps card legally by using rewarded shopping apps. One of our readers earned an additional $437.84 in cash just by shopping with her food stamps card!
For more information about food stamps, check out our Food Stamps series.
Get Discounts & More with Food Stamps in Alabama
We’ve found loads of discounts that you can get with an Alabama EBT card! For admission discounts, be sure to check the list at the end of this article!
50% off Amazon Prime
Amazon offers discounted Amazon Prime memberships for customers who receive EBT or Medicaid benefits! You’ll need to verify that you receive food stamps or Medicaid to get this incredible price.
Free Cell Phones & Service
Free cell phones and service may be available for those who receive Alabama food stamps! We’ve got a full list of providers and options!
Computers and laptops may be available free or cheap to Alabama food stamps recipients. These programs donate gently used and refurbished machines to low income individuals and families who need them.
We’ve found Internet for just $5 per month! In fact, we’ve found about a dozen providers that offer internet services for less than $20 per month. See what’s available in your area.
Wills may be available for free to low income residents in certain cities, such as Birmingham and Mobile. This is a free service for homeowners in the cities where it is offered.
At Low Income Relief, our goal is to help everyone with Alabama EBT save money and get free stuff. If you’ve got food stamps in Alabama, you may also be eligible for these programs:
- Legal aid
- Prescription discounts
- Student loan assistance ($0 per month payments!)
- Summer meals (free, for kids ages 18 and under)
- Tax filing assistance
- Utility assistance (electric bills, etc)
- Veterinary care grants, free pet food and more
Get admission discounts with Alabama EBT cards!
Your Alabama food stamps card can help you get discounted admission to fun venues around the state! Some museums only offer discounts to Alabama EBT cardholders, but the museums in green offer discounts to anyone with an EBT card from any state.
We update this list constantly, so be sure to check back often to see what discounts you can get just for having food stamps in Alabama!
McWane Science Center– $3 per person or less
A visit to the epic McWane Science Center will usually cost a family of four around $54. However, if you have an EBT card, your family of four can visit for $12 or less!
Vulcan Park & Museum– FREE
Vulcan Park and Museum welcomes people with food stamps in Alabama for FREE! There’s a limit of four free admissions per card.
Imagination Place Children’s Museum – $2 per person
The Imagination Place Children’s Museum has a child-size grocery store, medical clinic, construction pit and house. They also have a train station, a farm and a pirate ship! It’s ideal for kids between the ages of 2 and 10.
As a Museums for All partner, Imagination Place charges $2 per person for families with EBT cards.
Huntsville Botanical Garden – $3 per person
The Huntsville Botanical Garden is a 112-acre botanical garden includes the nation’s largest open-air butterfly house. It also includes an aquatic garden, wooded nature trails, specialty gardens and more. You can also get a free pass from your local library.
US Space & Rocket Center – $3 per person
Show your EBT card and an ID at the desk to receive admission of just $3 per person for up to four people. This covers general admission only, so you will have to pay extra for a planetarium show or a show in the digital theater.
Gulf Coast Exploreum – $2 per person
The Gulf Coast Exploreum in Mobile offers a discount for individuals and families who have EBT benefits! If you visit, then you’ll get admission for just $2 per person for everyone in your party! Thanks for the tip, Jamie!
History Museum of Mobile – $3 per person
The History Museum of Mobile features over 117,000 items that explore the rich history of Mobile, Alabama. The collection includes an actual Civil War cannon as well as a signed baseball from Henry “Hank” Aaron. As a Museums for All member, the History Museum of Mobile welcomes Alabama EBT cardholders for just $3 or less per person.
Mobile Botanical Gardens – $3 per person
The Mobile Botanical Gardens welcome anyone with WIC or food stamps in Alabama to visit for just $3 per person. There’s a limit of four people per EBT card, however. You will also need a valid ID.