The First State begins the distribution of SNAP payments on the second day of each month and has one of the longest distribution windows in the United States. Payments are distributed for most of the month. The first letters of a recipient’s last name determine the issuance date for their payments.
The first January payment went out on Jan. 2, and the last one will go out on Jan. 23.
SNAP payment amounts are determined by household size. Single-person households receive $291, and eight-person households receive $1,751. In households larger than eight, $219 is included for each additional person.
Delaware SNAP payments are automatically loaded on a Delaware Food First electronic benefits transfer card, which can be used as a debit