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Category Archives: SNAP

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 SNAP benefits be used to purchase cooking wines and extracts

Q) Can SNAP benefits be used to purchase cooking wines and extracts A) Yes, cooking wines and extracts are eligible for purchase with SNAP benefits. These items are considered un-consumable as alcoholic beverages. Because they contain very large amounts of added salt, the product is undrinkable as a standalone beverage. As such, cooking wines and… 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

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

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

Can SNAP benefits be used to purchase cooking wines and extracts

Q) Can SNAP benefits be used to purchase cooking wines and extracts A) Yes, cooking wines and extracts are eligible for purchase with SNAP benefits. These items are considered un-consumable as alcoholic beverages. Because they contain very large amounts of added salt, the product is undrinkable as a standalone beverage. As such, cooking wines and… Continue Reading

What is Food Stamp program?

Q) What is Food Stamp program? A) The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) formally known as FOOD STAMP provides monthly benefits to low-income households to help pay for the cost of food. A household may be one person living alone, a family, or several, unrelated individuals living together who routinely purchase and prepare meals together. Anyone may apply for food… Continue Reading

Can I apply for SNAP (Food Stamp) online?

Can I apply for SNAP (Food Stamp) online? A) Yes in most states. Most States have online applications. If you cannot apply online, you can download and print a paper application. You can find your State’s application on our website. You can bring or mail the application to your local office. If you do not… 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

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