From August 1 to 10, the beneficiaries of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) of the state of Illinois will begin to receive their payment corresponding to food stamps, the amount will depend on the number of members for each household.
According to the SNAP schedule, every month payments are sent between the 1st and 10th, for the oldest cases the recipients receive the money on the 20th. However, the specific shipping dates also depend on the Social Security number, case or family account number and last name.
The amounts of the payments can vary by state, in this case for Illinois a single person household receives $281 dollars, for a family of six it is $1,339 dollars, and from ten members they can receive a payment of up to $2,113 dollars, In addition, for each member it is $211 dollars.
More than 1.98 million people in the state receive SNAP benefits, this represents 16% of the population, the average amount they receive for each family member is $189 dollars.
Although eligible recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program must be citizens of the United States, You may also qualify if you have qualified immigrant status that spans at least five years or more.
Likewise, immigrants who have not lived in the country in the last five years may also qualify for benefits, Pregnant women, older adults, children are taken into consideration and non-citizen adults with a medical condition.
Source: La Opinion