The Delaware Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will finish delivering the October money tomorrow, the amounts can be up to $1,691 Dollars.
Delaware’s SNAP program begins distributing payments on the second day of each month. These payments are so that beneficiaries can buy food.
Payments are spread out over most of the month. The delivery date is determined by the first letter of the recipient’s last name.
October payments are distributed between October 2 and 24, and people age 21 or younger who live with their parents must apply with them.
To qualify for SNAP payments in the First State, a household’s income cannot be more than 200% of the federal poverty level.
A house where only one person lives cannot have income of more than $2,266 per months, and a household with eight people cannot have income of more than $7,772.
The amount of money they give you depends on how many people live with you. If you live alone, they give you $281, but if you live with seven people, they can give you up to $1,691.
If you live with more than eight people, for each extra person they give you $211.
In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson created this program, called the Food Stamp Act of 1964, to help those who did not have enough money to buy food.
The money they give you is put on a special card that It’s called Delaware Food First.. You can use that card like a credit card, but only to buy food and non-alcoholic drinks.
It cannot be used to purchase alcohol or luxury items.
The money you don’t use each month stays on the card until you stop using it. You can see how much money you have on your card by checking the receipt from the last time you bought food, as it is printed there.
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