Virginia’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will again release emergency allotments of benefits to eligible households this month.
Benefits will be automatically loaded to recipients’ Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards on Saturday, Jan. 16.The emergency allotments raise existing SNAP households’ monthly allotment to the maximum allowable based on household size. Maximum allotments for the SNAP program range from $204 for an individual to $1,224 for an eight-person household, with $153 for each additional person.
SNAP participants with questions related to their benefits are encouraged to contact their local department of social services or visit CommonHelp at commonhelp.virginia.gov to access account information.
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