Illinois Approves SNAP Increase For Families With School-Aged Children
April 21, 2020 2:04PM CDT
Illinois will be increasing SNAP benefits for approximately 316-thousand households with school-aged children. State officials announced yesterday that Illinois will receive funding for its Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer program, which will provide food benefits to all school-aged children who are eligible for free or reduced meals. Those eligible started receiving the additional benefits yesterday.