Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) interim reports are back!
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
Plain Press, August 2022 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Interim Reports are required for many households six months after an application or recertification. Interim Reports have been waived during the pandemic until now.
SNAP assistance groups that received an interim report for August must be completed and returned with verification of any reported changes by the due date on their notice. If a completed interim report is not returned by the end of July, SNAP benefits may be discontinued as of September 31, 2022.
Interim Reports are mandatory and failure to complete or return timely can result in termination of SNAP benefits for the entire household.
MAKE SURE YOU CHECK THE MAIL!
Interim reports will be mailed out by the State of Ohio one month before they are due to the mailing addressed listed on your case.
If you’ve recently moved, make sure you have updated your address with Cuyahoga County Department of Job and Family Services (CJFS).
An Interim Report will also be sent to the online Ohio Benefits Self-Service Portal Message Center for cases linked to the Self-Service Portal.
Submitting an Interim Report to CJFS:
The easiest way to return your Interim Report is to complete it online through the Ohio Benefits Self-Service Portal. Visit www.Benefits.Ohio.gov to access your account.
OTHER OPTIONS INCLUDE:
Email: CJFSDocs@jfs.ohio.gov. Include the Interim Report and document verifications as PDF attachments. List the case name, case number or last four (4) digits of case name social security number, and phone number in the subject line.
Mail: 1641 Payne Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114
Fax: (216) 987-7700.
Document Drop Off: Westshore – 9830 Lorain Ave, Cleveland OH 44102.HOURS: Monday – Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm
Important changes to include in an Interim Report: all people in the household;earned income (e.g., change in pay rate, salary, or employment status); Unearned income of more than $100; address and resulting changes in expenses; child support obligation; and any substantial lottery or gambling winnings
A complete Interim Report will includeanswers to all questions asked;a valid signature; andverification documents such as a pay stub
For more information, please contact Northern Ohioans for Budget Legislation Equality (NOBLE) at firstname.lastname@example.org.