Florida Food Stamps Deposit Schedule for October 2023

Florida SNAP Payment Schedule for October 2023

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 article, we will provide the Florida SNAP Payment Schedule for October 2023.

In the state of Florida, there are currently 1,645,859 households receiving SNAP benefits or Food Stamps, with about 2,969,247 Floridians receiving benefits in June 2023 alone, according to data provided by the USDA.

To find out when you can expect to receive your Florida food stamp benefits for October 2023, continue reading below to get the complete deposit schedule.

What day do SNAP benefits get deposited in Florida for October 2023?

Florida SNAP Payment Schedule for October 2023

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 October 2023.

If the 9th and 8th digit of your Case number is Benefits are deposited on
00-03 October 1
04-06 October 2
07-10 October 3
11-13 October 4
14-17 October 5
18-20 October 6
21-24 October 7
25-27 October 8
28-31 October 9
32-34 October 10
35-38 October 11
39-41 October 12
42-45 October 13
46-48 October 14
49-53 October 15
54-57 October 16
58-60 October 17
61-64 October 18
65-67 October 19
68-71 October 20
72-74 October 21
75-78 October 22
79-81 October 23
82-85 October 24
86-88 October 25
89-92 October 26
93-95 October 27
96-99 October 28

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.

Maximum SNAP Benefit Amount by Household Size for Fiscal Year 2024
Effective October 1, 2023 – September 30, 2024
Household Size Maximum SNAP Benefit Allotment
1 $291
2 $535
3 $766
4 $973
5 $1,155
6 $1,386
7 $1,532
8 $1,751
Each Additional Household Member: Add $219

Food Stamps: October Benefits for Florida Recipients

All SNAP households should receive their October 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.

Where can I use my Florida SNAP Benefits Online?

Currently, there are 16 stores where you can use your Florida EBT Card to shop for groceries online for delivery or store pick-up.

You can use your Florida food stamps to shop online at the following grocery stores for pick up and/or delivery:

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • BJ’s Wholesale Club
  • Earth Fare
  • Freshfields Farm
  • Greer’s Cash Saver
  • Hitchcock’s Markets
  • JC’s Market and Food Kitchen
  • Milam’s Markets
  • Mt. Plymouth Grocery
  • Publix
  • Sam’s Club Scan and Go
  • Sprouts Farmers Market
  • Target
  • Walmart
  • Whole Foods

Florida Food Stamps Income Limit Increase in October 2023

As part of the USDA’s annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), the income limits for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) also increase.

This means to qualify for food stamps in Florida, you must meet a new, increased income limit as of October 1, 2023.

To qualify for SNAP benefits, your gross monthly income must not be more than 130% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL).

For the fiscal year 2024, here are the gross and net income limits for Florida Food Stamps eligibility:

Florida Food Stamps Income Eligibility Standards for Fiscal Year 2024
Effective October 1, 2023 – September 30, 2024
Household Size Monthly Net Income Limit (100% of FPL) Monthly Gross Income Limit (130% of FPL) Monthly Gross Income Limit (200% of FPL)
1 $1,215 $1,580 $2,430
2 $1,644 $2,137 $3,288
3 $2,072 $2,694 $4,144
4 $2,500 $3,250 $5,000
5 $2,929 $3,807 $5,858
6 $3,357 $4,364 $6,714
7 $3,785 $4,921 $7,570
8 $4,214 $5,478 $8,428
9 $4,643 $6,035 $9,286
10 $5,072 $6,592 $10,144
Each Additional Household Member, Add: $429 $557 $858

This income limit chart is effective from October 1, 2023, to September 30, 2024.

What Percentage of Florida is below the poverty line?

According to data from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, here’s the information about the poverty line in Florida:

  • 13.2% of the Florida population lived below the poverty line.
  • 19.7% of children in Florida live below the poverty line.
  • 10.6% of older adults in Florida live below the poverty line.

Florida SNAP Payment Schedule for October 2023 Summary

Here’s the bottom line about the Florida SNAP Payment Schedule for October 2023:

SNAP households in all counties in Florida should have their SNAP deposits between Sunday, October 1st – Saturday, October 28th.


We hope this post on the Florida SNAP Payment Schedule for October was helpful.

If you have further questions about Florida SNAP or EBT Card, please let us know in the comments section below.

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