In the state of Florida, there are currently 1.6 million households receiving SNAP benefits or Food Stamps, with about 2.9 million Floridians receiving benefits in November 2021 alone. If you are currently receiving SNAP benefits in Florida, knowing when your food stamps will be deposited into your EBT card is important in helping you budget for the month. In this post, we will provide the Florida SNAP Payment Schedule for April 2022.
See the May 2022 Schedule here.
Florida SNAP Payment Schedule for April 2022
In the state of Florida, SNAP benefits are distributed by the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF).
In addition, there is no single date on which all SNAP benefits are issued.
Instead, benefits are sent out over a 28 day period every month, based on the 9th and 8th digits of your Florida case number (READ BACKWARDS), dropping the 10th digit.
See below for the Florida SNAP payment schedule for April 2022.
|If the 9th and 8th digit of your Case number is||Benefits are deposited on the|
How much will I get in Florida Food Stamps?
The chart below shows the maximum SNAP benefits you can get based on the number of people in your household.
To calculate the exact amount you are likely to get based on your household income, see our post on Florida SNAP Calculator.
|Household Size||Maximum SNAP Allotment|
|For each additional member over 8||$188|
Food Stamps: April Benefits for Florida Recipients
All SNAP households should receive their April benefits according to schedule.
If you did not receive your food stamps on schedule, call the SNAP office to find out why.
You can use your Florida SNAP benefits to shop online, at participating grocery stores, including on Amazon.
Additionally, you can use SNAP benefits to purchase produce at farmers’ markets, including markets that offer double bucks.
Florida to ‘expedite’ pace of food assistance benefits program
The Florida Department of Children and Families administers SNAP benefits. The department typically processes SNAP applications within 30 days.
However, recently, there’s been delays due to caseworker shortage.
In fact, one in four caseworker positions is vacant in the division that processes the SNAP benefits.
Help on the Way
Florida officials say help is on the way for families on the verge of hunger.
The state agency in charge of processing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, benefits is now making major changes to ensure people get the food assistance they need.
In a statement, a DCF spokesperson said the agency has now deployed “an additional 310 individuals” to process SNAP benefits applications and answer calls.
Additionally, the agency also added “125 new team members” in December and January.
Florida SNAP Payment Schedule for April 2022 Summary
Here’s the bottom line about Florida SNAP Payment Schedule for April 2022:
SNAP households in all counties in Florida should have their SNAP deposits between April 1st – April 28th.
We hope this post on Florida SNAP Payment Schedule for April was helpful.
If you have further questions about Florida SNAP or EBT Card, please let us know in the comments section below.
Be sure to check out our other articles about Florida EBT and food stamp benefits, including:
Fast Food Restaurants that Accept EBT in Florida
How to Apply for Florida P-EBT (2021)
Florida P-EBT Extension for 2021
Access Florida Login Help
How much will I get in Florida food stamps?
Florida EBT Card FAQs