The Northern Kentucky Health Department provides WIC services in Boone, Campbell, Grant & Kenton counties. These services are provided to income eligible & nutritionally at-risk pregnant, breastfeeding & postpartum women, infants & children up to 5 years old. Persons who receive Medicaid or food stamp benefits automatically meet the income requirements for the WIC Program.
The story: SNAP has come under political fire, as elected officials – many from rural areas – look to make cuts in the program to reduce the federal budget. There is a perception that the SNAP program benefits mostly lower-income urban residents.
Navigating a Bureaucratic Maze to Renew Food Stamp Benefits
JP Morgan is the largest processor of food stamp benefits in the United States. JP Morgan has contracted to provide food stamp debit cards in 26 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. JP Morgan is paid for each case that it handles, so that means that the more Americans that go on food stamps, [...]
In spite of the prevailing stereotypes and assumptions about who uses SNAP Food Stamp benefits the most in the United States, the highest usage is not in Compton, Queens, nor the South Side of Chicago. Instead, a city that is 99.22% white and 95% Republican comes in the lead. Owsley County, Kentucky is a community of about 5,000, residents earning the lowest median household income in the...
Shocking US government leaflet tells Mexican immigrants they can collect food stamp benefits without admitting they're in the country illegally