Those who receive SNAP benefits will see a decline in those benefits starting Friday, Nov. 1.
SNAP benefits are based on monthly income, expenses and household size. The cut will vary according to your household.
If you have a household of one, expect maximum benefits of $189 which is a monthly cut of $11 and an annual cut of $132. For a household of two, the maximum benefit will be $347 which is a monthly cut of $20 and an annual cut of $240. A household of three will see benefits that total $497 with a monthly cut of $29 and an annual cut of $348. A household of four will receive $632 in benefits with a monthly cut of $36 and an annual cut of $432.
SNAP benefits are being cut as per decisions made by Congress in 2010. Congress is considering additional cuts to SNAP benefit levels and eligibility.
If you need to learn more about the upcoming cut, visit this website. If you need immediate assistance, contact your local food bank.