Brownwood News – Governor Greg Abbott has announced that Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) will provide more than $168 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits to help Texans during the COVID-19 response.
The emergency allotments are currently authorized for the months of April and May and will affect all SNAP recipients in the state of Texas.
SNAP recipients will see the additional amount on their Lone Star Card by April 15 for this month’s benefits, and by May 15 for next month’s benefits.
Disbursements will be staggered and will begin on April 9.
SNAP recipients do not need to take any further action to receive the additional benefits.