Monday, January 14, 2019

Pennsylvania Announces Plans to Maintain Food Security Programs Through February Despite Federal Government Shutdown

January 14, 2019
Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today announced that February benefits for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients will be dispersed on January 18, 2019, and will be available for use by January 19, 2019. The early payment follows an announcement from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) notifying states that benefits will be fully funded for the month of February, but benefits must be paid early. Read the entire DHS news release here.