Food stamps: January SNAP payments worth up to $1,751 for Washington state residents end in four days

Washington state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will stop issuing food stamps for the month of January in four days.

In the Evergreen State, food stamp payments are issued between Jan. 1 and Jan. 20, and the state typically sends out benefits on a similar schedule each month. SNAP is known as the Basic Food Program in Washington, and payments are usually sent out depending on the date that recipients applied for benefits. The dates will be listed on the approval letter if a household has qualified for SNAP.

To be eligible for SNAP, Washington residents must meet certain income and household requirements. A household of one can receive a maximum of $291, a household of five can receive a maximum of $1,155, and a household of eight can receive a maximum of $1,751. A household can receive a maximum
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