Active households with food assistance whose regular monthly benefit amount is less than the maximum monthly allotment will receive a supplemental emergency food assistance allotment to bring them to the full maximum monthly amount for the household size until further notice.
Under the new guidance effective 04/01/2021 the active VTTC households receiving food assistance will also receive an enhanced emergency allotments of at least $95.
All emergency supplemental allotments are being calculated and issued manually by Special Units Office 209 through EPU. Food assistance households will receive their maximum benefit amount including their $95 enhanced emergency allotments based on household circumstances and income.
No action is required from the Family Community Resource Center (FCRC). All VTTC cases are held and processed at Special Units Office 209.
A client notice will not be mailed to the VTTC households informing them of their additional enhanced supplements.
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Grace B. Hou
Secretary, Illinois Department of Human Services
Illinois Department of Human ServicesJB Pritzker, Governor · Grace B. Hou, Secretary
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