Thousands of Americans may be eligible to receive additional food stamps next month.
For those who qualify, benefits can range up to the full monthly benefit, but you must act quickly.
today is the deadline ohio residents who receive Supplemental Nutrition Support Benefits (SNAP) to apply for additional benefits if they had to skip meals as a result of a power cut that occurred two weeks ago.
About 300,000 were left without power when the storm swept across the state on June 13.
Here’s more information about whether you qualify or not and the steps you need to take now to claim benefits.
who is eligible
People who experienced misfortunes such as fire, floods or power outages for four or more hours, resulting in loss of food, and:
- have received food aid profit during the month in which the disaster occurred (in this case, June).
How to Claim Replacement Snap Benefits
To get the replacement amount, which cannot exceed the total allocation for the month, here is what you should do as of today:
- Include verification if you are able to support your claim.
Replacement food assistance benefits are added to recipients’ Ohio Direction cards.
The amount you receive depends on your monthly SNAP benefits, but this amount cannot exceed the amount you receive in a month.
Benefit amount Household size is determined on the basis of expenses and resources in some situations.
visit for more information jfs.ohio.gov/feedback Or call (866) 244-0071 or (614) 466-4815.
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