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SNAP Recipients in Areas Impacted by Tornadoes to Receive Automatic Replacement of Benefits


May 1, 2020

Contact: Pam.Bryant@dss.sc.gov
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SNAP Recipients in Areas Impacted by Tornadoes to Receive Automatic Replacement of Benefits


COLUMBIA, SC – The South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) has announced counties and zip codes eligible to receive automatic replacement of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits under a federal waiver granted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service.
Eligible SNAP recipients residing in the following counties/zip codes on April 13, 2020 will automatically receive a replacement of part of their benefits to replace food lost as a result of prolonged power outages, and do not need to submit a request for replacement benefits.
Anderson County: 29626
Barnwell County: 29826, 29853
Berkeley County: 29431, 29434, 29453, 29472
Greenville County: 29635
Marlboro County: 29516, 29596
Orangeburg County: 29038, 29107, 29112, 29113, 29133, 29146
Pickens County: 29661, 29667, 29671, 29685, 29689
Williamsburg County: 29580
Colleton County: all zip codes
Hampton County: all zip codes
Oconee County: all zip codes


Do you have a complaint regarding services being provided to a child by a state agency? Please submit your complaint by phone (1-800-206-1957) or an electronic submission form here with the South Carolina Department of Children's Advocacy.