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Flood Impacted Illinoisans Eligible for SNAP
Flood Impacted Illinoisans Eligible for SNAP

People impacted by spring floods can get help buying groceries.

SNAP benefits are available to people within a certain income range who live in one of the 33 counties that have been deemed disasters.  To qualify, people must have had damage to their home or business, paid disaster-related expenses that were not reimbursed, or lost income as a result of the floods between April 16th and May 15th.

The Department of Human Services will start taking applications today.  More information is available at DHS.STATE.IL.US