Millions of Americans collect SNAP food stamp benefits each month to buy food for their families.
The funds are delivered to low-income families on a pre-loaded card that can be used at participating grocery and convenience stores.
Each month the card is loaded on the same day, but the day varies by state.
Funding is provided to the states by the federal government.
The program is run by the state government.
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This is when SNAP benefits are provided to beneficiaries in each state
Alabama awards benefits between the 4th and 23rd of each month based on the client’s case number.
Alaska awards benefits on the first day of each month.
Arizona awards benefits based on the beneficiaries’ last name between the 1st and the 13th of each month.
Arkansas uses SSN to grant benefits between the 4th and the 13th of each month.
California awards benefits 1 through 10 using the beneficiary’s case number.
Colorado provides SNAP benefits between the 1st and the 10th of each month and cash benefits between the 1st and 3rd. Both are based on SSN.
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Connecticut awards benefits between the 1st and 3rd using the beneficiaries’ last names.
Delaware begins distributing benefits on the second day of each month and continues for 22 days using the client’s last name.
Florida provides SNAP benefits 1 through 28 and cash benefits 1 through 3.
Georgia grants benefits between the 5th and the 23rd of each month.
Hawaii offers benefits only two days a month on the 3rd and 5th.
Idaho provides SNAP benefits 1 through 10 based on year of birth.
Illinois is also ranked 1st through 10th based on the head of household identification number.
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Indiana benefits are awarded between the 5th and the 23rd.
The benefits that Iowa grants are from the first to the tenth, as well as those of Kansas.
Kentucky gives your benefits from 1 to 19.
Louisiana gives its senior beneficiaries its benefits 1-4, and everyone else 1-23.
Maine offers benefits based on birthdays 10-14.
Maryland grants SNAP benefits 4 through 23 using last names.
Massachusetts disburses during the first 14 days of the month with clients’ SSNs.
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Michigan grants benefits from 3 to 21.
Minnesota sends benefits between the 4th and the 13th.
Mississippi grants food stamps between the 4th and the 21st.
Missouri grants benefits 1 through 22.
Montana offers benefits for a period of 5 days starting on the 2nd of each month.
Nebraska distributes them from 1st to 5th.
Nevada provides benefits for the first ten days of the month.
New Hampshire residents get theirs in one day on the 5th of every month.
New Jersey distributes profits from 1 to 5.
SNAP in New Mexico disburses benefits 1 through 20.
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New York Food Stamps are administered by county, but they are different for New York. They are normally delivered during the first two weeks of each month, but the dates change.
North Carolina awards food stamps from the 3rd to the 21st of each month.
North Dakota gives all of its residents food stamps on the first of the month.
Ohio gives them from the 2nd to the 20th.
Oklahoma residents get benefits 1 to 10.
Oregonians see theirs between the 1st and the 9th.
Pennsylvania benefits can be seen in the first ten business days of each month, which means that weekends and holidays do not count.
Rhode Island issues food stamps on the first day of each month.
South Carolina gives out food stamps 1 through 10, while South Dakota gives them out on 10.
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Tennessee dates depend on the latest HOH SSN number.
Texas staggers its payments between the 16th and the 28th for anyone with benefits issued after June 1, 2020. Anyone who issued SNAP benefits before that date receives them within 15 days.
Utah specifically grants benefits on the 5th, 11th, and 15th.
Vermont sends benefits 1st.
Virginia offers benefits from the 1st to the 7th of each month.
The state of Washington grants benefits to its residents from 1 to 20, and Washington DC gives them from 1 to 10.
West Virginia delivers your Food Stamps 1-9 and provides cash benefits on the first of the month.
Wisconsin grants benefits 1 through 15.
Wyoming gives out food stamps 1 through 4.
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Who can get SNAP food stamp benefits?
Requirements vary by state, but applicants must live in the state in which they are applying and be below a specific income limit.
Those with household members over 60 or with a disability have priority.
The more people in a household, the greater the dollar amount in benefits.