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SNAP UPDATE: June 2022 Benefits

Since March of 2020, households receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits have been allotted extra emergency SNAP benefits due to the pandemi

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DHS Call Center Update

Due to high call volume on Monday, May 2, the Call Center will be focusing on addressing calls currently in the queue and will resume taking new incoming calls beginning

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