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In Indiana, SNAP benefits are administered and operated by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA), which is also responsible for ensuring that federal regulations are followed in each county. SNAP is distributed to accounts linked to Hoosier Works cards, the state’s version of the EBT card.
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Hoosier Works cards can be used at any store that accepts food aid. This typically includes most grocery stores and large retailers. You can use your SNAP perks to buy most groceries, including seeds and plants to grow groceries. However, alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, vitamins, dietary supplements, non-food items and foods hot at the point of sale are not eligible.
To qualify for SNAP in Indiana, your household must meet certain financial and non-financial requirements, such as: B. Job registration and cooperation with the IMPACT professional training program. All household members must pass a gross income test (130% of the federal poverty line), except for those with elderly or disabled members.
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Indiana mails SNAP benefits from the 5th through the 23rd of each month based on your last name first. Here is Indiana’s SNAP Deposit Schedule for June:
|If the first letter of the surname begins with:||Benefits are available:|
|a or B||June 5th|
|C or D||June 7th|
|E, F or G||June 9th|
|h or me||June 11th|
|J, K or L||June 13th|
|M or N||15th June|
|O, P, Q or R||17th of June|
|T, U or V||June 21st|
|W, X, Y or Z||23rd June|
You can apply for Indiana SNAP online or manage your benefits through the FSSA Benefits Portal. You can also apply to your local family resources department.
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