How to apply for food stamps, or SNAP benefits, in Texas
Texas – A lot of Texans are wondering how to apply for food stamps this year. The current program for food benefits in Texas is called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food stamps. SNAP is a federal program that provides food assistance to approximately 1.4 million eligible low-income families and individuals in Texas, according to state officials. In response to the coronavirus pandemic, approximately $188 million in emergency food benefits has been provided by THHS. The THHS received federal approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to extend the maximum allowable amount of SNAP benefits to recipients based on family size.