Department of Social Services
Family Support Division
PO Box 2320
Jefferson City, Missouri
TO: ALL FAMILY SUPPORT OFFICES
FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR
SUBJECT: SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) TEMPORARY INCREASE TO MONTHLY ALLOTMENTS
The memo is to inform staff that the passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 allows states to increase the base household SNAP benefit by 15% from January 2021 to June 2021.
For the month of January, 2021 FAMIS is being updated to include the 15% increase to household’s normal eligible allotment. The increase will show in FAMIS on January 21, 2021 and participants will receive a letter to inform them of changes on their case.
For February through June, 2021 the 15% increase will be included on the household’s normal payroll date.
- Review this memorandum with appropriate staff.