For people in the USA who have no income or low monthly income, the United States Department of Agriculture administers a financial help program known as SNAP i.e Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Until the year 2009, SNAP was known as the Food Stamps program, and it’s still popular in various parts of the USA as a Food Stamps program.
The aim of the Food Stamps Program SNAP is to give financial assistance to citizens of the USA and this assistance is transferred to their EBT card i.e Electronic Benefits Transfer Card. The EBT card can be used at most of the major stores in the USA to buy Food items.
If you are from the USA, then you might be well aware of what are ‘Food Stamps’, so here in this article, we will focus on providing you a guide about What are Monthly Extra Food Stamps and how you can take their benefits in the Month of November.
Extra Food Stamps June 2023
After Covid-19 hit most of the countries of the World including the USA, the Government started to provide some extra benefits to the people which help them to buy Food in an emergency. Many people in the USA lost their job due to the pandemic and had no source of income.
Millions of people were affected by the Pandemic and were not able to buy basic need items including Food. To help these people fulfill their basic food needs in an emergency, USA Government started allocating Extra Food Stamps to the EBT Card. Because the Extra Food Stamps were started to provide Food assistance in Emergency Conditions, so they are also popularly called ‘Emergency Allotment’ or in short EA.
Every month Extra Food Stamps are transferred to the EBT account of eligible people under the SNAP program and they can be used for purchasing Food products.
How to Take Extra Food Stamps (SNAP) Benefits and Qualification?
If you are eligible for SNAP Food Stamps program, then you automatically become eligible for Extra Food Stamps. If you get the benefits of the SNAP program, the Extra Food Stamps are automatically transferred to your EBT account depending upon your qualification.
Like your regular SNAP EBT benefits, you will be able to take the benefits of Extra Food Stamps and buy eatable products at the popular grocery stores in the country.
Are we getting Extra Food Stamps in June 2023?
Many states in the USA have already stopped or reduced issuing of Extra Food Stamps but still there are many states that have continued to provide the Extra Food Stamps.
USA Government has already ordered that any state that is planning to provide Extra SNAP benefits have to declare this at least 2 months before stopping this scheme. The benefits of the SNAP program are likely to be continued till the mid of next year.
Below is the list of States which are not providing the benefits of Extra Food Stamps or SNAP Extra Stamps anymore:
Arkansas, Florida, Idaho, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Tennessee, Wyoming.
Still, there are 33 States of the USA which got the approval of issuing Extra Food Stamps in the month of October and these states are likely to get these benefits in this month of November 2022 also.
To check whether you will receive the benefits of Extra Food Stamps in November and for any other queries regarding this you can go to your state’s nearest Food Stamps office. They will give you complete information about how and when you will get the Extra Food Stamps benefits in your EBT account.
How Much Extra Food Stamps will I Receive in June 2023?
The number of members in your family i.e your household size decides how much Extra Food Stamps benefits will be transferred in your EBT Card every month including the month of November.
But an important thing to keep in mind here is that, if you are getting the benefits of Maximum Monthly benefits then the Extra SNAP Food Stamps will not be transferred to your account.
If you have not received Maximum Monthly benefits in your account, then you can take the benefits of Extra SNAP Stamps in November and upcoming months based on your family size. The Extra Food Stamps benefits depending upon the family size can be checked in detail in the below table:
Extra Food Stamps Benefits June 2023
|Household Size||Extra Food Stamps/SNAP Benefit Allotment|
|Each Additional Household Member: Add||$211|