EBT/P-EBT SCAM NOTICE
Help protect yourself against scam attempts. Never provide your personal information, including your EBT or P-EBT pin, to any unsolicited source. Learn more.
Temporary SNAP Emergency Allotments Are Ending
The Consolidated Appropriations Act 2023 law recently passed by Congress ends Emergency Allotments after the February 2023 issuance. SNAP Emergency Allotments were a temporary change to SNAP benefits that began in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 public health emergency. In March 2023, all SNAP households' benefits will return to normal amounts, without the additional allotment benefits. Learn more.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps, is a federal program that operates under the requirements of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service to provide nutritional assistance benefits to eligible individuals and families. SNAP provides a monthly benefit to households through an Electronic Benefits Card (EBT) to supplement the purchase of nutritious foods. Eligibility for SNAP benefits is based on financial and nonfinancial criteria.
To determine eligibility and/or apply for SNAP benefits online, visit CommonHelp. Alternatively, paper applications are available and may be submitted manually to the applicant's local department of social services.