Some states have opted to extend their food stamp support.
Support began when the COVID-19 pandemic spread, and it still continues.
$95 is the minimum amount that households needed to be given in April of 2021.
What families get depends on their household size.
The federal public emergency level on top of many state emergency levels gave states the power to raise their food stamp maximum levels.
Many state of emergencies have ended, but states continue to offer support.
22 states are continuing to extend benefits through Nov.
- District of Columbia
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- North Carolina
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
Other states may announce before Dec. that they’re choosing to extend their benefits.
The amount people can get was increased permanently on Oct. 1, bringing in $36 more per person every month.
While SNAP benefits are federally funded, states run the program. Most people getting food stamps see eligibility begin at $12,880 for individual income.
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