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Your county will call you within a week or two for an eligibility interview.
If approved, you will get an EBT card for groceries within 10 days.
EBT cards work in most food stores and farmers’ markets.
A copy of your ID.
Proof of any income.
Proof of immigration status.
You’ll need to submit proof within 30 days of applying. In addition to these required documents, there may be other optional documents that could increase your benefit amount.
|Household size||Minimum benefit|
|Each additional person||+$176|
Benefit amounts are based on household size, income, and expenses. You might get benefits in two separate payments.
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