TI have Pennsylvania Nutrition Assistant Program (CLICK) benefits families in US status from the date of its entry into force.
Many families are struggling to make ends meet even more than usual due to the rapidly rising cost of living across the country and much of the world.
The perfect storm of the coronavirus pandemic followed by the Russian invasion of Ukraine has sent gas prices and shipping costs skyrocketing.
The domino effect hits the poorest families first and hardest, which is why programs like CLICK had to be put into action.
Benefits of the Pennsylvania SNAP Program
The good news is that recipients will continue to receive an additional monthly emergency payment until October 2022.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CLICK recipients receive additional monthly emergency payments from April 2020.
July 15, 2022 Biden the administration extended the federal declaration of a state of emergency due to the pandemic by another 90 days; Consequently CLICK emergency payments will continue until October – due to the automatic additional month provided for by the rules of the program.
Pennsylvania SNAP benefits: who is eligible?
The additional payment will allow households that are eligible for a partial benefit to increase the maximum benefit amount for their household size.
Households that are already eligible for the maximum benefit amount will receive an additional $95 per month. Households close to the maximum (less than $95) will be guaranteed emergency payments of $95 per household.
The maximum allowance for a family of one is $250, and then increases with each person to $430, $658, $835, $992, etc. up to an upper limit of $1,504 for a family of eight. For each additional person $188.