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

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

Food stamps are sent out from Thursday to Monday to all SNAP-participating households. 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.

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 have collected their money on Thursday. Case numbers ending in 3 or 4 will collect it on Friday, case numbers ending in 5 or 6 will collect it on Saturday, case numbers ending in 7 or 8 will collect it on Sunday, and case numbers ending in 9 or 0 will collect it on Monday.

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