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SNAP Updates

Apr 13, 2020 | Read More News
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The Department of Economic Security has made these changes:
  • Temporarily suspended work requirements for able-bodied adults without dependents
  • Increased benefits to the maximum allotment for two months due to pandemic-related economic conditions
  • Created temporary benefits for children for free/reduced meals
  • Extended certification periods by six months for recipients due to renew benefits in March, April and May
  • Waived interview requirements when determining eligibility, unless more information is needed from the applicant
  • Allowing participants to purchase online from approved vendors and purchase hot and prepared food sold in grocery stores
To apply, go to des.az.gov

For more details, go to HealthEArizonaPlus.gov

For a list of available food and food banks or pantries in Pima County, go to the Community Food Bank's updated list with food distribution locations and hours.