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