The September payments for Texas’ Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, worth up to $1,691, will start in 10 days.
According to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission website, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) payments in Texas are based on household size: single households receive $281, while households with eight members receive $1,691. Families with more than eight members receive an extra $211 per person.
The household income determines Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligibility. A household of one person cannot earn more than $1,869, and a household of five people cannot earn more than $4,465.
In the Lone Star State Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) payments are distributed over the first 10 business days of every month, and the date of receipt is determined by an individual’s eligibility determination group number.
August payments will end on August 15 and the September wave of payments will start the following week on September 1.
You can only use Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to buy food and nonalcoholic beverages. The money cannot be used to pay for tobacco or any other non-food-related expenses.
All fifty states and Washington, D.C. participate in the supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).