JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Some Mississippi households presently getting supplemental meals advantages shall be eligible for extra funds subsequent month due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Mississippi Division of Human Providers stated in a information launch Friday that households will get profit dietary supplements as much as the utmost profit quantity, based mostly on family dimension. For instance, the utmost profit for a two-person family is $355. A two-person family licensed to obtain $200 for the month will get a further $155 — the utmost quantity that sized family might obtain.
“All households will obtain further pandemic emergency advantages as much as the utmost month-to-month profit, per family,” Bob Anderson, Government Director of MDHS stated. “Over 421,000 Mississippians will expertise elevated capability to supply for his or her every day dietary wants.”
Supplemental Diet Help Program households already licensed to obtain the utmost profit quantity won’t obtain a further complement, the division stated.
The extra profit shall be accessible Oct. 2. For households newly accredited this month, the supplemental profit shall be accessible two days after case approval.
For extra info on the SNAP program, eligibility necessities, and learn how to apply, go to https://www.mdhs.ms.gov/economic-assistance/snap/.
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