What the Historic SNAP Increase Means for Recipients

Nov 15, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Food insecurity is one of the biggest hurdles that our most vulnerable neighbors face daily — something that gets especially challenging around the holidays. With school.... Read More

SNAP Food Benefits Increasing

Oct 01, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Almost 848,000 people in Tennessee will see their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits go up by about 21%, as of October 1, 2021 (Friday).R.... Read More

First Time in Decades - SNAP Benefits Updated, Effective October 1, 2021

Aug 31, 2021 at 12:32 pm by WGNS

For the first time in several decades, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is revising a guideline called the Thrifty Food Plan, which helps determine Supplemental Nutrition As.... Read More

TN Dept. of Human Services Announces Next Round of P-EBT

Oct 29, 2020 at 03:37 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is extending its successful Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program into the fall semester by sending qualifying.... Read More

Department of Human Services Sends P-EBT Cards to Schools

Oct 14, 2020 at 02:17 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) isworking with local schools to give eligible families who missed the deadline to apply for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit T.... Read More

Application Period Extended Until August 14 for Pandemic Food Assistance

Jul 27, 2020 at 09:30 am by WGNS

Tennessee parents have additional time to apply for an important program designed to help them feed their families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications will now be accep.... Read More

Deadline Extended Until July 27 for Families to Apply for Pandemic Food Assistance

Jul 13, 2020 at 05:15 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is taking steps to ensure parents are able to receive a program designed to help them feed their children during the COVID-19.... Read More