Virginia’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will again release emergency allotments of benefits to eligible households this month. Benefits will be automatically loaded to recipients’ Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards on Saturday, January 16.
The emergency allotments raise existing SNAP households’ monthly allotment to the maximum allowable based on household size as follows:
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs
Maximum Monthly Allotments
October 1, 2019 TO September 30, 2021
Maximum SNAP Allotments for 48 States and D.C.
|Household Size||48 States and DC|
|Each additional person||$153|
SNAP participants with questions related to their benefits are encouraged to contact their local department of social services or visit CommonHelp at commonhelp.virginia.gov to access account information.