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I applied for food stamps and medical, I still qualify but I haven’t received anything

Q) May 31 2015 I was layoff from my job I applied for food stamps and medical there’sI reported that I went back to work the lady who I talked to said that I was going to receive a letter to see if I still quality but I haven’t received anything I know she said about check stubs

A) For most states you are able to log on the your social service benefits website and check the status of your application for food stamp. Of you are unable to access your application status online please call or visit your local social service benefit office.

What keeps unqualified people from getting SNAP benefits?

Q) What keeps unqualified people from getting SNAP benefits? A) As part of the commitment to program integrity, USDA works closely with the states to ensure they issue their benefits correctly. State workers carefully evaluate each application to determine eligibility and the appropriate level of benefits. USDA monitors the accuracy of eligibility and benefit determinations. States… Continue Reading

When did Food Stamp (SNAP) the program begin?

Q) When did Food Stamp (SNAP) the program begin? A) The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program formally known as Food Stamp traces its earliest origins back to the Food Stamp Plan, which began in 1939 to help needy families in the Depression Era. The modern program began as a pilot project in 1961 and was authorized as a… Continue Reading

How do I apply for SNAP (Food Stamp) ?

Q) How do I apply for SNAP (Food Stamp)? A) First you must submit an application online or at your local social service office. Then you will be contacted for an interview. At the interview, the office will let you know if they need more information to see if you are eligible for SNAP. You… Continue Reading

Who is eligible to receive SNAP benefits?

Q) Who is eligible to receive SNAP benefits? A) According to USDA Government Website, those applying for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program (formally known as Food Stamp) must meet income test requirements. Unless all members are receiving TANF, SSI, or in some places general assistance. Most households applying for (Food Stamp) TANF benefits must meet both the… Continue Reading

Am I eligible for Food Stamp – SNAP?

Q) Am I eligible for Food Stamp – SNAP? A) Eligibility for SNAP depends on things like the number of people in your household, income, and resources (cash, bank accounts, etc…). Income includes money earned from work. It also includes benefits like Social Security, unemployment, and SSI. You find out if you may be eligible… Continue Reading

What foods are eligible for purchase with SNAP benefits?

Q) What foods are eligible for purchase with SNAP benefits? A) Households CAN use SNAP benefits to buy: Foods for the household to eat such as breads and cereals; fruits and vegetables; meats, fish and poultry; and dairy products. Seeds and plants which produce food for the household to eat. Households CANNOT use SNAP benefits to buy: Beer, wine, liquor,… Continue Reading

What is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)?

Q) What is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)? A) The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a federal food assistance programs and provides support and assistance to families who need it most by providing financial support to enable low income individuals and families to buy food.  The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is housed at the… Continue Reading

Would I have to report any class-action lawsuit settlement money when applying for food stamp?

Q) Would I have to report any class-action lawsuit settlement money if it was for a physical injury? Is there a limit on the cash that’s in the bank acct., if it’s from the physical injury lawsuit,if I’m 60 yrs.old, and, disabled? How does all of that work? A) Food Stamp eligibility is based primarily on household… Continue Reading

Can I qualify for SNAP if I am a student?

Q) Can I qualify for SNAP if I am a student? A) Most able-bodied students ages 18 through 49 who are enrolled in college or other institutions of higher education at least half time are not eligible for SNAP benefits unless they meet certain criteria such as participating in work-study, working at least twenty hours… Continue Reading

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