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

Washington state residents collecting payments from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will finish receiving food stamps for January in two 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. Once a household qualifies for SNAP, the payment arrival dates will be listed on the approval letter.

To be eligible for SNAP, Washington residents must meet certain income requirements. A household’s gross monthly income generally must be at or below 130% of the federal poverty level. A household of one has an income limit of $1,945 per month, a household of three has a limit of $3,299 per month, and the limit for a household of five is
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