BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) was given permission by the federal government to send out supplemental SNAP benefits for this month.

So when should the most recent SNAP benefits show up on EBT cards?

DCFS said, “For current SNAP recipients, all supplemental allotments are scheduled to be loaded onto EBT cards by Sunday, November 6.”

A breakdown of how SNAP benefits will be distributed to recipients this month can be found below:

SNAP Recipients not Already at Max:

  • Will receive a supplement to bring them to the max.
  • Max amounts less than $95 will be boosted to $95

SNAP Recipients Already at Max:

  • Will receive a $95 supplement

Recipients of SNAP benefits should keep an eye out for a text from The Department of Children and Family Services about this month’s approval.

DCFS said, “Those who have applied for SNAP, but aren’t yet certified as eligible to receive benefits, will have supplements loaded onto their cards on a rolling weekly basis after their applications are approved.”

If you have any questions about benefits, visit Department of Children and Family Services SNAP.