Why NOW is the best time to apply for SNAP

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Updates Changes to SNAP
why is now the best time to apply for snap

Did you know? There have been a number of recent policy changes to SNAP, making right now the best time to apply — here's why!

01. Maximum benefits

All SNAP recipients will receive the maximum benefit

SNAP recipients are currently receiving the maximum benefit for their household status. For example, this means that an eligible family of four would receive $680 a month. 

02. Additional Benefit Boost

Everyone is getting 15% more!

In addition to the maximum benefit amount, all eligible households are currently recieving an addtional 15% in benefits each month. 

03. No longer a public charge

SNAP does not impact your immigration status

Due to recent policy changes, SNAP no longer affects public charge. You can apply for SNAP with no fear of impacting your or a loved one's immigration eligibility. 

04. Pandemic EBT (P-EBT)

Children 0-5 will get P-EBT benefits

SNAP recipients with children aged 0-5 will now get additional P-EBT funds for each child. This is in addition to funds already available for school-aged children. 

Find out if you are eligible today!

Our counselors are standing by to help you learn if you are eligible for SNAP and are ready to help you apply! Use the chat feature below and start a chat online with a counselor, right now, or call our FoodSource Hotline today at 1-800-645-8333 to speak with someone. 

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Project Bread is an official SNAP Outreach Partner of The Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA).

As a SNAP Outreach Partner of DTA, Project Bread's role is to make it easier for people in Massachusetts to get SNAP and help anyone having trouble applying.