JANUARY 1, 2019

 

Several new upgrades have been made to our SNAP certificate program. 

 

See below for more details!

 

Submissions to this program can be made by online form, mail or fax (740-449-2949).  

 

SNAP Program certificates will now be accepted at ONLY BCARL Low Cost Spay Neuter Clinics.  

Program Directions:

 

1.  Complete online form or mail or fax in the paper version including residency and income/need documentation. 

2.  Each certificate requested must be accompanied by a $20 fee.  If you are faxing in the documents, you must mail or deliver by hand to our office the deposit.  When completing the online form, the $20 deposit will be due immediately via a paypal pop-up screen.  If this process is not competed, your application is incomplete and will be delayed.  

3.  BCARL will review your application for residency and income / need. 

4.  BCARL will mail you a SNAP Certificate for each animal you registered.  The certificate will specify the date of your appointment and location. 

5.  You MUST bring the certificate with you to the assigned event on your assigned date.  

Please note - ALL confidential documents will be shredded after the certificates have been mailed to the applicant.   We may institute a limit to the number of SNAP applications we can accept per event at anytime.  

If you do not qualify for our SNAP program based on income or residency, you can still register for our low-cost events.  Only the SNAP program requires that you meet certain requirements. 
 
The pet owner is responsible for any vaccinations or additional services performed at our event.  These are due at pick up the day of the event.  

 

RESIDENCY DOCUMENTS ACCEPTED: 

One of the following: 

Current U.S. Driver's License with Photo

Current State Photo I.D.

Copy of Lease Agreement in your name

Copy of a Utility Bill in your name  

 

INCOME / NEED DOCUMENTS ACCEPTED: 

One of the following: 

Current college student ID

Current military ID

Proof of military disability or military retirement benefits

Benefit card or letter various public assistance programs including Temporary Assistance, Food Stamps, HEAP, Unemployment Benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, or SSDI

Benefit verification letter for Social Security

OR have an annual household income not to exceed 200% of the national poverty guidelines (with the 1040 form from your most recent tax return). 

Before beginning the form, please save the required documents on your device so that you can provide it.  

The SNAP program is for CATS and DOGS.  You must complete all necessary documents and pay the $20 fee up front for the certificate.  

 

SNAP is open to ALL Belmont County residents who require financial assistance in altering their pet.  This program is not intended for animals you have in your care as fosters, rescues, etc.  You must be their permanent home.

 

For Questions Related to the Spay/Neuter Program: Please call 740-296-8644 or send e-mail to: bcarlweb@gmail.com.

 

Please Note: Veterinarians at BCARL Low Cost Spay Neuter Clinics are governed and licensed by the

state in which they are located. They are not owned and/or operated by Belmont County Animal Rescue

League. 

 

-Vaccinations are the responsibility of the pet owner and may be required by the veterinarian.

 

-The price list for additional services is on our event page.  You must have proof of a current rabies vaccination in writing from your veterinarian or you will be required to purchase one at a cost of $7 per vaccine.  

-Pet owners should contact BCARL prior to the event if there are questions about costs.  All services, over the amount covered by the voucher, are the responsibility of the pet owner.

 

Belmont County Animal Rescue League (BCARL) is a not for profit, charitable organization formed under Section 501(c)3 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Donations to BCARL are tax-deductible as charitable contributions for US federal income tax purposes.  There are no donation limits or restrictions on contributions to BCARL

 

 

It is highly recommended that you complete the online application. In the event you cannot complete the online form, please complete the printable form and return it to:

 

BCARL  

P.O. Box 115

St. Clairsville, OH 43950

Printable PDF Form

Call us: 740-296-8644

Email us: bcarlweb@gmail.com

Mail us: 

P.O. Box 115  

St. Clairsville, OH 43950

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