Produced by Patricia Baker, Laura Gallant, Deborah Harris, Rochelle Hahn Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
Last Updated January 2010

Your SNAP benefits are put in your Bay State Access account on the same day each month based on the last digit of your Social Security Number.

 

Last Digit of SSN

 

Benefit Deposit Date

 

-0

 

1

 

-1

 

2

 

-2

 

3

 

-3

 

5

 

-4

 

7

 

-5

 

8

 

-6

 

10

 

-7

 

11

 

-8

 

13

 

-9

 

14

Your “SNAP month” runs from the day your benefits are deposited to the day before the deposit would be due in the next month. For example, if your SSN ends in 5, your benefits are deposited on the 8th of the month, and your SNAP month for March is from March 8 through April 7.

If you have just applied, the first amount of benefits will be retroactive to your date of application.

Produced by Patricia Baker, Victoria Negus, Laura Gallant, Deborah Harris and Rochelle Hahn, Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
Last Updated January 2014

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