SNAP

MDHS Announces Additional Benefits for October

2021-09-24T17:25:27+00:00

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, households currently receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will be eligible for a supplemental benefit for October 2021.  Similar benefits were provided for certified SNAP households for the previous months.  SNAP households that have been certified based on meeting income and resource requirements are eligible to receive the supplement [...]

MDHS Announces Additional Benefits for October 2021-09-24T17:25:27+00:00

SNAP Replacement Benefits Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

2021-09-09T19:46:59+00:00

SNAP Replacement Benefits Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households experiencing a loss of food due to a household disaster may request a replacement of SNAP benefits. If food purchased with SNAP benefits was destroyed due to a disaster, such as a flood, fire, or severe weather, households may receive a replacement of SNAP benefits. Replacement [...]

SNAP Replacement Benefits Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) 2021-09-09T19:46:59+00:00

MDHS Announces Additional Benefits for September

2021-08-27T14:05:07+00:00

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, households currently receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will be eligible for a supplemental benefit for September 2021.  Similar benefits were provided for certified SNAP households for the previous months.  SNAP households that have been certified based on meeting income and resource requirements are eligible to receive the supplement [...]

MDHS Announces Additional Benefits for September 2021-08-27T14:05:07+00:00

USDA to permanently boost food stamp benefits by 25 percent 

2021-08-16T20:14:49+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – Mississippians receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will see their benefits increase twenty-five percent (25%) over pre-pandemic benefit levels and this increase will go into effect starting October 1, 2021. This increase in SNAP benefits is separate from the additional pandemic supplementary benefits SNAP households are currently receiving. The [...]

USDA to permanently boost food stamp benefits by 25 percent  2021-08-16T20:14:49+00:00

MDHS Announces additional benefits for February

2021-01-27T14:11:00+00:00

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, households currently receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will be eligible for a supplemental benefit for February 2021.  Similar benefits were provided for certified SNAP households for the previous months.  SNAP households that have been certified based on meeting income and resource requirements are eligible to receive the supplement [...]

MDHS Announces additional benefits for February 2021-01-27T14:11:00+00:00

SNAP Update for 2021

2021-03-23T16:31:01+00:00

Recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will receive Emergency Allotments (supplements) in January 2021.  These emergency benefits will be made available on January 5, 2021, for SNAP cases with a paid benefit for January.  SNAP households approved for benefits during the month of January will receive the supplemental payment two (2) days after case approval. Due [...]

SNAP Update for 2021 2021-03-23T16:31:01+00:00

MDHS Announces additional benefits for January

2020-12-29T20:02:30+00:00

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, households currently receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will be eligible for a supplemental benefit for January 2021.  Similar benefits were provided for certified SNAP households for the previous months.  SNAP households that have been certified based on meeting income and resource requirements are eligible to receive the supplement [...]

MDHS Announces additional benefits for January 2020-12-29T20:02:30+00:00

SNAP Update

2020-12-04T16:08:38+00:00

THERE MAY BE A CHANGE IN YOUR CASE DUE TO INCREASES IN SOME FEDERAL BENEFITS JANUARY 2021 Some Federal Benefits, such as Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Veterans Benefits (VA) or Railroad Retirement, may increase due to a cost-of-living adjustment. If your household income goes up because of this increase, the amount of SNAP [...]

SNAP Update 2020-12-04T16:08:38+00:00

MDHS Announces additional benefits for December

2020-11-25T15:21:16+00:00

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, households currently receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will be eligible for a supplemental benefit for December 2020.  Similar benefits were provided for certified SNAP households for the previous months.  SNAP households that have been certified based on meeting income and resource requirements are eligible to receive the supplement [...]

MDHS Announces additional benefits for December 2020-11-25T15:21:16+00:00

SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest in Lowndes County

2020-11-21T14:26:24+00:00

Correction   (Jackson, Miss.) – A Crawford, Miss. resident has been arrested for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) fraud following an investigation conducted by the Investigations Division of the Mississippi Department of Human Service (MDHS). Investigators found that Tiffany Ames received an over issuance of SNAP benefits in the amount of $27,314.00 due to Ames failing [...]

SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest in Lowndes County 2020-11-21T14:26:24+00:00
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