RICHMOND — Virginia’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will again release emergency allotments of benefits to eligible households this month. Benefits will be automatically loaded to recipients’ Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards on Saturday, Jan. 16.

The emergency allotments raise existing SNAP households’ monthly allotment to the maximum allowable based on household size as follows:

Supplemental Nutirition Assistance Program Maximum Monthly Allotments Oct. 1, 2019 to Sept.30, 2021. Maximum SNAP Allotments for 48 States and D.C.

Household Size

48 States and DC

1- $204

2- $374

3- $535

4- $680

5- $807

6- $969

7- $1,071

8- $1,224

Each additional person


SNAP participants with questions related to their benefits are encouraged to contact their local department of social services or visit CommonHelp at to access account information.