Food stamps: March direct payments worth up to $1,751 begin in Delaware in three days

Delaware’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will start sending March payments worth up to $1,751 in three days.

The First State begins the distribution of SNAP payments on the second day of each month and possesses one of the longest distribution windows in the United States. Payments are distributed for most of the month. The first letters of recipients’ last names determine the issuance dates for their payments.

The last February payment went out on Friday, Feb. 23, and the first March payment will go out on Saturday, March 2.

To qualify for SNAP payments in Delaware, a household’s income cannot exceed 200% of the federal poverty level. A single-person household cannot have a monthly income above $2,266, and a household of eight cannot make more than $7,772 monthly.

SNAP payment amounts are determined by household size. Single-person households may receive $291, and eight-person households may Read more…

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