Effective 07/01/2021, Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) waiver approval allows Illinois to continue to exempt the entire State from the SNAP Work Requirement Time-Limited Benefits policy in this section through 06/30/2022 based on the authorization of extended unemployment benefits to Illinois residents. For more information about the State's operation under COVID-19 see WAG 25-06-07-p.
The SNAP Work Requirement Time-Limited benefits policy below is NOT in effect for any county in the State through 06/30/2022.
The Work Requirement applies to new applicants and active persons receiving SNAP who have been identified as able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs) AND their place of residence, regardless of Office of Choice.
See PM 03-25-01 for who must meet the Work Requirement.
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