Texas Food Stamp Updates And EBT Deposit Schedule (October 2022) 

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Texas Food Stamp Updates And EBT Deposit Schedule (October 2022) 


In this community resource guide about Texas food stamps, you’ll learn about:

  • When Texas will deposit extra food stamps in October 2022?
  • The EBT deposit schedules for regular SNAP benefits in October 2022

Continue reading to learn when you can expect your regular and extra food stamp benefits in October.

Texas Food Stamp Updates October 2022 (Extra Food Stamp Benefits Extended) 

Texas will again issue extra food stamps in October 2022. SNAP recipients in Texas can expect to receive their emergency allotment benefits to be deposited into their accounts anytime between October 4th and October 10th.

Roughly 1,297,059 food stamp households will receive a minimum of $95 in extra food stamp benefits in October 2022.

Matthew McConaughey walking in Austin Texas.
If you are a Texas resident and want to apply for food stamps, you can visit the Your Texas Benefits website.

Keep an eye out during the first of October to ensure you receive your extra SNAP benefits.

Extra Food Stamps Deposit Schedules For Those New To SNAP

If you recently became eligible for SNAP in Texas then you will receive your benefits a little later. Typically individuals who are new to SNAP will receive their emergency allotment benefits about 1 month after the extra food stamp benefits are initially issued.

For example, in October, they will issue extra food stamps from October 4th to October 10th. If you just qualified for food stamps you could expect to get your emergency allotment benefits sometime in early November 2022.

What Day Will I Get My Texas Food Stamps (October 2022)

Use the table below to estimate when your regular food stamp benefits will be issued to your Lone Star card this month.

Last EDG Digit Day You (Could) Receive Food Stamp Benefits  Potential Delays
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Saturday, October 1st

Benefits could be delayed due to the weekend.  You could receive these benefits the following Monday. 

1 Monday, October 3rd
2 Wednesday, October 5th
3 Thursday, October 6th 
4 Friday, October 7th 

5 Sunday, October 9th Benefits could be delayed due to the weekend.  You could receive these benefits the following Monday. 
6 Wednesday, August 11th
7 Wednesday, October 12th 
8 Thursday, October 13th
9 Saturda, October 15th 

Benefits could be delayed due to the weekend.  You could receive these benefits the following Monday. 

Keep in mind that if your EBT deposit schedule falls on a weekend, you will likely receive your benefits either the Monday or Friday before. The same is true of holidays. You will have your benefits deposited either before or after that date.

The date you will receive your food stamps in October 2022 is determined by the last digit of your EDG number. You can reference the table below to see when you should expect your deposit.  

You can learn more about a Texas EDG number in this resource guide.

I Didn’t Receive My Texas Food Stamps This Month. Now What?

If you do not receive your October SNAP payment on your EBT card, call the Lone Star Help Desk at 800.777.7328 to find out why.

You can also learn more about the reasons why you may not have received your food stamps this month in this resource guide.

Conclusion

Texas has approved the issuance of extra food stamps in October 2022. The state approved emergency allotments much sooner this month compared to past months, which is probably welcomed news to you if you receive SNAP benefits. You can expect to receive your emergency allotment benefits anytime between October 4th and October 10th.

You can use the chart above to learn about regular food stamp deposit dates. Simply find the last digit of your EDG number to estimate when you will receive you’re October 2022 SNAP benefits.

To ask questions about your SNAP benefits dial the Lone Star Helpdesk at  800.777.7328. To apply for SNAP benefits, you’ll need to either visit the Your Texas Benefits website or call them at 877.541.7905.

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