Food stamps: New Jersey February SNAP benefits worth up to $1,751 end in four days

New Jersey low-income residents will receive their February payments from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program over the next four days.

Food stamps will be sent out from Feb. 1-5 to all households participating in SNAP. The average payment per household member per month in the Garden State is $179. Approximately 857,300 people, or 9% of New Jersey’s population, receive SNAP benefits.

A household of one can receive a maximum of $291, a household of five can receive up to $1,155, and a household of eight can receive a maximum of $1,751. For each additional person, a household can receive up to $219. These amounts are based on the recent cost-of-living adjustments for 2023-24.

Benefits are sent out based on the seventh digit of a household’s case number.

Those with a case number ending in 1 or 2 should collect on Thursday. Case numbers
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