SNAP

SNAP Update for 2021

2021-01-06T13:28:39+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 2021-01-06T13:28:39+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

MDHS Announces additional benefits for November

2020-10-26T12:44:05+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 November 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 November 2020-10-26T12:44:05+00:00

MDHS Announces additional benefits for October

2020-10-01T19:06:02+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 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 October 2020-10-01T19:06:02+00:00

MDHS announces additional benefits for September

2020-09-01T16:45:52+00:00

In the continuing effort to assist households during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has approved Mississippi’s request to provide Emergency Allotments (supplements) for the month of September 2020 to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients. For SNAP cases with a paid benefit for the month of September, emergency supplements will [...]

MDHS announces additional benefits for September 2020-09-01T16:45:52+00:00

SNAP Online Purchasing Guide

2020-09-01T16:46:13+00:00

SNAP Online Purchasing allows households to purchase food using SNAP benefits online. The online shopping and payment option is required to be secure, private, easy to use, and provide similar support to that found for SNAP transactions in a retail store. No, not all FNS approved retailers are authorized to accept EBT online. [...]

SNAP Online Purchasing Guide 2020-09-01T16:46:13+00:00

MDHS launches Online Food Purchase Program statewide for SNAP recipients

2020-09-01T16:47:01+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) –Mississippians in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households are now able to make online food purchases using their benefits. The Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to allow online purchasing of food by SNAP households. After testing with the two nationally approved vendors, Amazon and [...]

MDHS launches Online Food Purchase Program statewide for SNAP recipients 2020-09-01T16:47:01+00:00
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