College Food Stamps

College Food Stamps or otherwise known as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits in Washington D.C. will continue this summer break.

College Food Stamps
College Food Stamps: Will it continue this summer break? (Photo: MARCA)

College Food Stamps this Summer Break

College Food Stamps have helped millions of students across the country to meet their daily needs and buy nutritious food amidst the increasing inflation rate. These SNAP benefits allow also low-income families to receive monthly benefits.

In a published article in Washington Examiner, the College Food Stamps will help students to purchase food and groceries. The Department of Human Services in Washington D.C. confirmed that this benefit will continue this summer break.

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Requirements To Continue Receiving College Food Stamps

According to a published article in Gazette, to continue receiving College Food Stamps in Washington D.C., students should pass the standard requirements that include income households. However, there are some exemptions and these are the following:

  • being either younger than 18 years old or over 50 years old
  • being unable to work due to a “physical or mental condition”
  • working “at least 20 hours a week in paid employment”
  • being a single parent taking care of a child dependent younger than 12 years old and among other exemptions

Furthermore, the Washington Department of Human Services said, “If you reside in the District, you can be eligible for SNAP during the time you are living in D.C., unless you are receiving benefits in another state.”

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By Neil