15% Increase to SNAP Benefits

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Pandemic Response SNAP Increase

Pandemic Response Update

15% Increase to SNAP Benefits starts February 2, 2021

The federal government increased SNAP benefits by 15% from January 2021 through June 2021.

Starting February 2, 2021, all current SNAP recipients will see the 15% increase to their SNAP benefits. Households will receive this increase from February through July. The first week of each month, households will get a payment equal to the increase for the prior month’s regular SNAP amount.

For example: in February, recipients will receive the increase for their January benefits.  

Learn more at www.mass.gov

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