Press Releases

NEW: SNAP Increases Being Issued in March

Since March 2020, SNAP households that weren't already receiving the maximum SNAP benefit amount for their household size received an increase to their benefits to bring them to the maximu...

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A Change to DHS Call Center Hours

The Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS) is announcing new Call Center hours Monday through Friday (except holidays) that will start on Monday, February 22, 2021.

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P-EBT Update

The federal Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has recently provided States with guidance to continue giving Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits for October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

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P-EBT Update

Congress has authorized Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits to continue for the 2020 through 2021 school year, but has made some changes to the criteria to get these benefits.

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