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What is the rule for emergency food stamps

Q) What is the rule for emergency food stamps three people in the house and only income is 659.70 a month rent 312.00 and utilities are 330.00 . Does that not make use eligible for emergency food stamps since that only leaves about 17.00 to use towards any thing else ????

A) You may be able to get emergency SNAP benefits (also called expedited SNAP benefits) if:

Your gross monthly income plus any cash that you have on hand or in the bank is less than your rent plus your utilities or




Your gross monthly income is less than $150 and any cash that you have on hand or in the bank is less than $100.

You earn your income from migrant or seasonal farm work and any cash that you have on hand or in the bank is less than $100.
To get emergency SNAP benefits, go to your local DTA office. You will fill out the food stamps application and meet with a caseworker.

If you are getting emergency SNAP benefits, DTA must give you SNAP benefits no later than seven days after they receive your application.

Emergency SNAP benefits are given for one month only. After that, you must fill out a full application for regular SNAP.

To find your local DTA office, click here.

If you want to apply for SNAP, click the “Close” button and click on “Can I get SNAP?”

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Applying for Food Stamp or SNAP benefits

To apply for Food Stamp or SNAP benefits contact your local (SNAP) food stamp office office. Each State program has their own application form. If your State’s form is not on the web yet, you may need to contact your local food stamp office to request one.

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  1. I have been working on getting benefits in Colorado. No one In Arizona will answer the phone to let Colorado know I no longer recieve food stamps benefits in Arizona. this morning I am asking for Arizona to make sure to let Colorado know my account is closed in Kingman Arizona.

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