Illinois EBT Payment Schedule 2019

At the time you are applying for SNAP in Illinois, they determine how much money you will receive each month. Through the EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) system, your Illinois Link Card is refilled with money each month, allowing you to purchase groceries from stores that accept EBT cards throughout the US. The information below provides the Illinois food stamps payment schedule and how it is determined when you will receive your refill each month.

I did not receive my food stamps this month

If you have not received your Illinois food stamps for this month and verified you were supposed to receive them based on the monthly payment schedule below, then you should contact the help desk to find out the current status.You can get the contact information by calling the same number to check your Illinois EBT card balance, or call the number on the back of your Illinois Link Card.

EBT Illinois payment schedule

Benefits are made available on the 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th,10th, 13th, 17th, and 20th of every month, based on a combination of the type of case and the case name. Recipients may obtain information about eligibility and benefit availability by calling the DHS Help Line at 1-800-843-6154.