01/12/2021 14:00 EST
The USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) recently granted Rhode Island approval to again issue Pandemic-EBT benefits (P-EBT) to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and non-SNAP households with one or more school-age children who receive free and reduced-price meals at school through...
01/07/2021 12:15 EST
You may have heard that Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) benefits have been approved for some school age children in Rhode Island. No benefits have been issued yet. Benefits should be issued by the end of January, and will cover October, November and December of 2020. You can always check your benefit...
01/04/2021 15:00 EST
Since March 2020, SNAP households that were not already receiving the maximum SNAP benefit amount for their household size received an increase to their benefits to bring them to the maximum amount. The federal government approved a similar increase for January 2021. DHS previously reported the