SNAP emergency allotments to continue in November

Virginia’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will again release emergency allotments of benefits to eligible households this month.

Consistent with the emergency allotments provided during the months of March – October, benefits will be automatically loaded to recipients’ Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards. Eligible recipients can expect to have benefits available on Monday, Nov. 16.

The emergency allotments raise each household’s monthly allotment to the maximum allowable based on household size as follows:

Household Size 48 States and DC
1 $194
2 $355
3 $509
4 $646
5 $748
6 $921
7 $1018
8 $1,164
Each additional person $146

SNAP participants with questions related to their benefits are encouraged to contact their local department of social services or visit CommonHelp at to access account information.


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