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Recent changes to SNAP benefits


Resources to help you navigate recent changes to SNAP benefits


In 2020, SNAP benefits were increased to help offset the economic impact of COVID-19. In April 2023, SNAP benefits have recently returned to the standard amount. 

How can I learn about my new benefit amount?
  • Contact your county office
  • Check the deposit amount online:  
    • SNAP account balances and transaction history can be checked online at, on the EBT Edge app, or on the Providers app
Need food for your family? Check out other programs that can help:
You can also contact the MN Food HelpLine if you have any questions about your food needs. Learn more here or call 1-888-711-1151.

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