Chartbook: SNAP Helps Struggling Families Put Food On The Table
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the nation’s most important anti-hunger program.
- SNAP reaches millions of people in need of food assistance. It is one of the few means-tested government benefit programs available to almost all households with low incomes.
- SNAP is an efficient part of the nationwide safety net. Payment accuracy – the delivery of the correct amount of benefits to eligible households – is at an all-time high.
This chartbook highlights some of the key characteristics of the approximately 46 million people using the program as well as trends and data on program administration and use. See this extensive report in the link below.