The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits remained as one of the most reliable sources of extra money for American families and this will be extended this month in Virginia.
SNAP Benefits in Virginia
Millions of Americans still rely on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits. This has helped them to meet their daily needs and buy nutritious food in the market for as long as these are included in the allowed food items.
Moreover, the state of Virginia decided to extend the SNAP benefits this month. A household with eight persons qualified for the aid will receive an amount of $1,691. Meanwhile, a single person will receive an amount of $281. It is also important to note that the ninth member of the family and the rest will receive $211 each.
According to the Virginia Department of Social Services, the department authorized to implement the program in the state, the amount of SNAP benefits to be received will be sent on Jan.16. In a few days, residents in the state will receive their monthly benefits, ABC8 News reports.
Will There Be A SNAP Benefit Next Month?
These extra benefits will run for two years, but the state of Virginia is still required to to request an approval from the federal government monthly. This is to monitor either the number of beneficiaries increases or decreases every month.
For those who want to apply and get the opportunity to become a part of the SNAP beneficiaries may contact Virginia’s CommonHelp Online. Additional benefits can also be seen in the state’s official website.