When SNAP EBT Recipients Will Receive June Payments in South Carolina

SNAP and EBT Accepted here sign. SNAP and Food Stamps provide nutrition benefits to supplement the budgets of disadvantaged families. stock photo
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SNAP, formerly known as food stamps, is a federally funded program administered by the Department of Social Services (DSS) in South Carolina. SNAP recipients receive monthly benefits through their SNAP account, which is linked to the South Carolina EBT card.

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Your benefits can be used anywhere that accepts EBT cards as payment, which is most grocery stores and large retailers. EBT cards work just like debit or credit cards, and benefits can be used to purchase food and seeds and plants which produce food for consumption.

You can apply for SNAP in South Carolina online through the DSS Benefits Portal. To apply in person, by mail or by fax, contact any DSS county office. To check whether or not you are potentially eligible for SNAP benefits, select “Am I Eligible” on the DSS Benefits Portal.

If you filed a new SNAP application, benefits are available the day following your case approval. For an ongoing SNAP case, benefits are sent out on the same day every month — between the 1st and the 19th. The day you receive your SNAP benefits depends on the last digit of your case number.

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South Carolina has two different SNAP schedules. If you started receiving benefits after September 1, 2012, this is when to expect your June deposit:

Case # ends in Benefits available
1 11th of the month
2 2nd of the month
3 13th of the month
4 4th of the month
5 15th of the month
6 6th of the month
7 17th of the month
8 8th of the month
9 19th of the month
0 10th of the month

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If you started receiving SNAP benefits continuously before September 1, 2012, your benefits are sent out from the 1st to the 10th of every month. Here is the June schedule:

Case # ends in Benefits available
1 1st of the month
2 2nd of the month
3 3rd of the month
4 4th of the month
5 5th of the month
6 6th of the month
7 7th of the month
8 8th of the month
9 9th of the month
0 10th of the month
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