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Additional State Benefits On The Way


Some families in Cortland County and across the state enrolled in Public Assistance or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – SNAP – can expect a couple more one-time payments. If there is a child under age 3, the family will get an extra $140 for diapers.

In April, Families with a child age 17 and under or an adult over 55 will get an additional $730 for each eligible adult in the household.

Payments will be added directly to the household’s Electronic Benefit Transfer account.

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