In the state of Tennessee, there are currently over 418,627 households receiving SNAP benefits or Food Stamps, with about 828,213 Tennesseeans receiving benefits in April 2022 alone. If you are currently receiving SNAP benefits in Tennessee, knowing when your food stamps will be deposited into your EBT card is important in helping you budget for the month. In this post, we will provide the Tennessee SNAP Payment Schedule for August 2022, including Cash Assistance deposits.
Tennessee SNAP Payment Schedule for August 2022
In the state of Tennessee, each county distributes SNAP benefits to those who qualify.
Payments are not made on a single day of the month.
Instead, Food Stamps Benefits are deposited on EBT Cards over the first 20 days of every month.
When your food stamps benefit is deposited on your EBT Card depends on the last two digits of your Social Security number.
See below for the SNAP payment schedule for Tennessee for August 2022.
|If your Social Security Number ends with:||Your SNAP Benefits will be available on:|
How much will I get in Tennessee Food Stamps?
The chart below shows the maximum SNAP benefits you can get based on the number of people in your household.
To calculate the exact amount you are likely to get based on your household income, see our post on Tennessee SNAP Calculator.
|Household Size||Maximum SNAP Allotment|
|For each additional member over 8||$188|
Food Stamps: August Benefits for Tennessee Recipients
All SNAP households should receive their August benefits according to schedule.
If you did not receive your food stamps on schedule, call the SNAP office to find out why.
You can use your SNAP benefits to shop online, including on Amazon.
Additionally, you can use SNAP benefits to purchase produce at farmers’ markets, including markets that offer double bucks.
Tennessee SNAP FAQs
Here are the most frequently asked questions about Tennessee SNAP Benefits:
Tennessee P-EBT Benefits Extended for 2022
Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits are for children who receive free or reduced price school meals or attend a Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) schools.
The program is designed to help alleviate the cost of missed school meals because of COVID-19.
P-EBT benefits have been extended through September 2022.
Families with children who are participating in remote learning or attend schools that have had to close due to COVID-19 outbreak may be eligible for P-EBT.
To learn more about the 2022 P-EBT extension for Tennessee, click here.
What if I am denied SNAP benefits in Tennessee?
If your SNAP application was denied by the DHS and you believe you were wrongly denied, here’s what you should do:
First, you should contact the DHS right away. You have the right to ask for a review by a hearing officer.
However, you must make the request within 90 days from the date you get the notice about your SNAP benefits.
Also, you may have a friend or relative attend the hearing with you, or you may
want the help of legal aid or a private attorney.
If the hearing officer rules in your favor, you will get the correct amount of SNAP benefits you are eligible for.
However, if the hearing officer agrees with DHS, you will have to repay the value of any benefits you should not have received.
I have a SNAP Interview, what documents do I need to Bring?
If you are scheduled for a SNAP interview in Tennessee, below are the list of documents you may be required to bring.
The goal of the interview is to verify the information you presented on your application, including income.
What do I bring to the interview?
You should bring proof of the following to your interview:
- Social Security Number;
- Proof of Identification;
- Income, both earned and unearned;
- Proof of Residency;
- Shelter expenses, like rent or mortgage, taxes, and utility bills;
- Medical expenses for any elderly or disabled persons in your household;
- Daycare expenses; and
- Court-ordered child support.
Tennessee SNAP Payment Schedule for August 2022 Summary
Here’s the bottom line about the Tennessee SNAP Payment Schedule for August 2022:
SNAP households in all counties in Tennessee should have their SNAP deposits between August 1st – August 20th.
We hope this post on the Tennessee SNAP Payment Schedule for August was helpful.
If you have further questions about Tennessee SNAP or EBT Card, please let us know in the comments section below.
For more help on what and where you can use your Tennessee EBT Card, check out our other articles here:
- TN Food Stamps Office Locator
- How Much Will I Get in TN SNAP?
- Tennessee EBT Card Balance Check
- Number to Call for Tennessee SNAP Benefits
- Tennessee Food Stamps Calculator