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SNAP Updates - Temporary COVID-19 Assistance
COVID-19 SNAP Benefits Changes, Explained
What You Need to Know
There have been a lot of changes to SNAP since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and we know it's confusing. Here is a breakdown of some information in answer to many questions we have received.
SNAP Emergency AllotmentsSNAP emergency allotments (also known as Supplements) are federally approved on a month-by-month basis, depending on the state’s status in recovering from the coronavirus pandemic.
**NEW** SNAP Emergency Allotment minimum of $95Starting in April 2021, for each month that SNAP Emergency Allotments (also known as Supplements; see above) are federally approved, households that receive less than $95 in supplemental benefits will be bumped up to $95 in supplemental benefits (on top of your regular SNAP issuance amount).
What this means: