SNAP emergency allotment issuance for August released


DPHSS announces that the Emergency Allotments (supplements) of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for the month of August 2020 was released on Aug. 21. These benefits were electronically loaded into the SNAP recipients’ EBT cards.

As a reminder, the law authorized the issuance of emergency supplemental benefits to households receiving SNAP up to the maximum allowable SNAP monthly benefit for a household’s size.

Calculation is based on the number of eligible household members. Households that already received the maximum benefit for their household’s size will not receive an additional emergency allotment.

Should you have any questions or need additional information, please call the numbers below or send an email to

BES North (Dededo) at 635-7488/635-7484/635-7439/635-7396/635-7429

BES Central (RanCare) at 300-8853/300-8854/300-8850/300-8865

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(JIC Release No. 286)