What Are the Food Stamp Payment Dates in Pennsylvania?

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In Pennsylvania, SNAP benefits (commonly known as food stamps) are issued to recipients during the first 10 business days of the month. Since Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays vary from month to month, the actual day that a recipient receives benefits could fall within the early or middle portion of a calendar month.

In Pennsylvania, the key determinant of the exact date of a beneficiary’s monthly benefit payment is the last digit in his or her case number. Case numbers that end with 1 correspond to SNAP payments on the first business day of the month, numbers ending with 2 correlate with SNAP payments on the second business day, and so on.