(Client) Regular roll benefits issued through the Illinois Link system are available no later than 3:00 a.m. on the same date every month. (This includes weekends and holidays.)
The following tables lists the availability dates for each regular roll schedule.
As of 02/07/14, all active 94/96 cases in Group 22 had their availability dates changed. The change occurred over a three month period:
February 2014 and prior
May 2014 and later
Page 1 of the ACID Inquiry screens display a 2 digit field, SNAP AVL DTE directly under the case name and address. The same field is displayed on the bottom of page 1 of the Form 552. The 2 digit field represents the SNAP availability date for the assigned Group. All Cash, Group 22, and Category 08 cases display the availability date based on their assigned Group.
For medical only cases in Group 00 and all Transitional SNAP cases the SNAP AVL DTE field is not populated.
(Client) Mercury cash benefits issued through the Illinois Link system are available starting at 3:00 a.m. on the same date as Mercury SNAP benefits. Mercury benefits are only issued on workdays.
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