SNAP Benefits to Continue Despite Partial Government Shutdown

The partial shutdown of the federal government that began at midnight October 1st will not immediately impact SNAP benefits. Feeding America has put out the following guidance: “The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will continue operations and eligible households will still receive monthly benefits for October. In addition, about $2 billion in contingency funding will be available and could be used to support State Administrative activities essential to continue the program and issue and process benefits.” usa.gov has more information on federal feeding programs, and CFBNJ will work to keep you up-to-date with the latest.

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