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 letter of a recipient’s last name determines the issuance dates for their payments.
The first January payment went out on Jan. 2, and the last one will go out on Jan. 23.
To qualify for SNAP payments in Delaware, a household’s income cannot exceed 200% of the federal poverty level. A single-person household cannot make more than $2,266 monthly, and an eight-person household cannot make more than $7,772 monthly.
Delaware SNAP payments are automatically loaded on a Delaware Food First electronic benefits transfer card, which can be