Check Illinois Food Stamp Balance
It is important to know the current food stamp balance on your Illinois Link Card. This can help you plan out your grocery purchases throughout the month until the next time your state refills your EBT card. There are different ways to check how much you have on your card. One quick and easy way is right after your food purchases. Look on your grocery receipt and it should show the current balance on your Illinois EBT card. Another way is to call the ebt card balance phone number listed below, or if that does not work you can call the number listed on the back of your card.
Another way is to check your Illinois food stamp balance online by visiting the Link Account website. The link to this site is listed below. When accessing this system, you will first need to create a login. Once you have that, you can then log into the system and check your current balance on your Illinois EBT card. It should also display a list of your transactions. It is highly recommended you save each receipt you get when using your food stamps in order to have a copy of each transaction you make with your Illinois Link Card.
Your Illinois food stamp benefits can be used at any store throughout the US that accepts EBT cards. Below you will find a link that provides a list of foods that can be purchased using your food stamps. The welfare program that provides food stamps in your state is called SNAP (Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program). The department that handles this program is called the Illinois Department of Human Services.