Requirements for SNAP benefits change Sept. 1

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — The start of September brings big changes to food stamp eligibility.

Congress made changes to the supplemental nutrition assistance program, or S.N.A.P that are now in place.
Basically, more low-income Americans will be required to work in order to receive food stamps.

Able-bodied adults up to 50-years-old, who don’t have kids will now have to show proof they are working at least 80 hours a month,  or show that they are enrolled in an education or training program to receive the benefits.

In October the age requirement will increase to 52 years old.

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