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SNAP Updates


COVID-19 SNAP Supplements - February 2023


DCFS has received federal approval to issue supplemental SNAP benefits for February 2023.

SNAP households not already at the max
  • Will receive a supplement to bring them to the max. 
  • Supplement amounts less than $95 will be boosted to $95.
SNAP households already at the max
  • Will receive a $95 supplement.

For current SNAP households, all supplemental allotments are scheduled to be loaded onto EBT cards by Sunday, February 5th. Those who have applied for SNAP, but aren't yet certified as eligible to receive benefits, will have supplements loaded onto their cards on a rolling weekly basis after their applications are approved.

As a reminder, beginning in March 2023, all SNAP households nationally, including those in Louisiana, will return to their regular benefit amount.

Find more information about the end of Emergency Allotments at

USDA Increases SNAP Maximum Allotments

Beginning October 1, 2022, SNAP recipients will see an increase in their monthly household allotment.


New SNAP household maximums are as follows:

Household Size Max Allotment Before Oct. 1, 2022 Max Allotment as of Oct. 1, 2022
1 $250 $281
2 $459 $516
3 $658 $740
4 $835 $939
5 $992 $1,116
6 $1,190 $1,339
7 $1,316 $1,480
8 $1,504 $1,691
Each Additional Member +$188 +$211


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211 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers to information about critical health and human services available in their community.

It's single access point for details about food pantries and other food assistance sources near you.

Learn more about the 211 Louisiana Statewide Network

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