Food Benefits

​​​​​​​​COVID-19 Emergency Allotments

​​To help during COVID-19, ​most Oregon SNAP households now ​receive ​the maximum monthly benefit allowable for their household size. ​The federal government has approved emergency allotments every month since March 2020. ​​


September update

  • ​Because the federal government approved these emergency benefits for August, Oregon will also be able to issue them in September.
  • ​Information on when SNAP households will receive September emergency allotments is not yet available.

August update

  • Current SNAP households will receive emergency allotments on Aug. 11. 
  • New SNAP households will receive emergency allotments on Aug. 31 or Sep. 2. 


July update​

  • Current SNAP households will receive emergency allotments on July 12.
  • New SNAP households will receive emergency allotments on July 29 or Aug 2​.

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You don't have to do anything to get these extra benefits.​​
They are issued directly onto your EBT card. The total benefit amount depends on your household's regular monthly benefit.

Questions?
Call your local office​ or call ​the ONE customer service center at 800-699-9075.