Policy Memo: Express Stamps Demonstration Project Ends

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

2/17/2011

Policy Memo: Express Stamps Demonstration Project Ends

Summary:

  • Effective 03/01/11, the Federal Demonstration project, Express Stamps, that operated in 10 food pantries in Cook, Dupage, Lake and Will counties ends.
  • Persons visiting the participating pantries will no longer be able to apply for one or two months of SNAP benefits using the Express Stamps web-based application.
  • System changes to end the application data transmitted to Caseworker Tools (CWT) is effective 02/28/11.
  • The last day local office staff need to check for Express Stamps applications in CWT to issue PIN packets is 02/28/11.