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Posted on: September 17, 2021

[ARCHIVED] SNAP Recipients Benefit Replacement

Following FEMA’s approval of a Major Disaster Declaration, NJ Human Services sought and received additional federal approval to provide residents enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in Bergen, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Passaic and Somerset counties access to special disaster food assistance benefits beginning today through September 30, 2021.
 NJ SNAP recipients can use their EBT benefits cards to purchase hot food at participating NJ SNAP retailers until September 30, 2021. The hot food waiver only applies to items purchased from SNAP-approved retailers located in the designated six counties.

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