SNAP clients offered aide


As a result of February’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits being issued Jan. 16, due to the federal shutdown to ensure recipients received their benefits, Ohio is adjusting the March benefit issuance schedule.

Eligible SNAP families will receive 50 percent of their March benefits on Feb. 22. The rest of the benefits will be issued on the normal March issuance date.

Fulton County Job and Family Services has compiled a list of resources to assist during this time:

St. Vincent DePaul, Swantonresidents only, third Wed., 9-11 a.m., 333 Brookside Drive, Swanton, 419-826-2791; Trinity United Methodist Church, Swantonresidents only and with conditions, $25 Kroger food vouchers, each Tues., 9:30 a.m.-noon, call first for information, 419-826-2492.

For questions, contact Fulton County Job and Family Services at 419-337-0010, option 2, then 2 again.