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

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will stop issuing food stamps to Washington state residents for the month of January in three days.

Food stamp payments are issued in the Evergreen State between Jan. 1 and Jan. 20. The state refers to SNAP as the Basic Food Program, 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.

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 of $219 for each additional person after eight. These amounts are based on the recent cost-of-living adjustments for 2023-24.

To be eligible for SNAP, Washington
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