For Tennesseans who are dependent on public assistance benefits, a difference of $100 or $200 in their monthly budgets can dramatically affect the way they live.The Legal Aid Society may be able to help.
The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is taking steps today to alert SNAP recipients of a very important deadline imposed by the USDA. Individuals who are renewing their benefits or filing a 6 month Simplified Report form need to have any required paperwork in by the end of business Monday, January 14.
You can use SNAP benefits at stores throughout the county and also at the local Farmers Market on John R. Rice Boulevard.
There's going to be one less bill to consider in the Tennessee General Assembly. The proposed legislation seeking to encourage this state's 1-million food stamp users to make healthier food choices is going to be dropped from the agenda.
SNAP is the state's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps. SNAP trafficking refers to the buying, selling, and/or attempt to buy and/or sell SNAP benefits in exchange for money, drugs, guns, ammunition, or any other exchange on value.
An estimated 150,000 Tennesseans could lose food stamp benefits (EBT) on April 1 if they don't meet work requirements.
With the looming possibility of a federal government shutdown, the Department of Human Services says SNAP benefits, formerly known as food stamps, will not be available for use...
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