OLGT 2019-33: SNAP: Add a New Person as a SNAP Household Member
When adding a new member to a SNAP household, there are some important steps that case managers must follow to ensure that benefits are increased on time and the Department’s rules are properly implemented:
- The change must be effective no later than the cyclical month following the month of the reported change.
- If it is too late to increase the benefits for the next cyclical month, a related benefit must be issued.
- For newborns, the household must provide an oral or written selfdeclaration of the newborn’s date of birth and SSN (if available).
- If no SSN is available for a newborn, the household has at least six months to provide the SSN or written verification from the SSA stating that an SSN application has been filed.
|OLGT 2019-33 adding new SNAP HH member.pdf (200 KB)