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  • News
    August 2, 2022
    Greg Abbott announced that HHSC is providing more than $305.5 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program food benefits for the month of August.

    Topics: Food, Benefits

  • News
    April 29, 2022
    Gov. Greg Abbott announced that HHSC is providing more than $317.9 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program food benefits for the month of May.

    Topics: Benefits, Food

  • News
    April 12, 2022
    Gov. Greg Abbott announced that HHSC has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a fourth round of federal Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer food benefits for Texas families.

    Topics: Benefits, Food

  • News
    February 2, 2022
    Gov. Greg Abbott announced that HHSC is providing more than $326 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program food benefits for the month of February.

    Topics: Benefits, Food

  • Pages
    The Texas Simplified Application Project (TSAP) provides Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits to Texas households where all household members are either older adults (age 60 and older) or people with disabilities.

    Topics: Benefits, Food, Aging, Disability

  • Pages
    SNAP food benefits are put on to the Lone Star Card and can be used just like a debit card at any store that accepts SNAP.

    Topics: Benefits, Financial, Food, Health

  • News
    December 3, 2021
    Gov. Greg Abbott today announced the Texas HHSC is providing more than $308 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of December.

    Topics: Benefits, Food

  • News
    November 23, 2021
    Gov. Abbott announced that HHSC is providing almost $310 million in emergency SNAP food benefits for the month of November as the state continues its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Topics: Benefits, COVID-19, Food

  • News
    November 23, 2021
    Gov. Abbott and HHSC announced a temporary increase in food benefits for families participating in the Texas WIC through September 2021.

    Topics: Benefits, Food

  • News
    November 23, 2021
    Gov. Greg Abbott and the Texas HHSC will provide approximately $246 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program food benefits for the month of May as the state continues its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Topics: Benefits, Food

  • Pages
    The SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot allows SNAP recipients in Texas to buy food online from ALDI, Amazon, H-E-B and Walmart. This will make it easier to get food by having the option to pick it up or get it delivered.

    Topics: Benefits, COVID-19, Financial, Food, Health

  • Pages
    HHS is partnering with the Texas Department of Agriculture and the Texas Education Agency to provide school year 2021–2022 Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) benefits to eligible children.

    Topics: Benefits, Children, COVID-19, Financial, Food, Health

  • Pages
    This page provides information about COVID-19 to Texans receiving HHS services.

    Topics: Aging, Benefits, Children, COVID-19, Financial, Food, Health, Mental Health, Reporting, Women, Complaints

  • Pages
    The Texas Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) system uses the Lone Star Card to provide access to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cash benefits.

    Topics: Benefits, Financial, Food, Health

  • Pages
    Whether it's SNAP food benefits on the Lone Star Card, TANF cash assistance or the Summer Lunch Program for kids, HHS is there for people who need help buying food.

    Topics: Benefits, Financial, Food, Health