RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — If you are part of the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), you will get extra benefits loaded on your EBT card to help you buy food this month.
Virginia’s SNAP program will release emergency allotments of benefits to eligible households on Tuesday, February 16.
The emergency allotments raise existing SNAP households’ monthly allotment to the maximum allowable based on the household size:
|Household Size||48 States and DC|
|Each additional person||$153|
To learn how to apply for SNAP or other assistance programs visit www.dss.virginia.gov/benefit/.