New Jersey EBT Payment Schedule 2024

At the time you are applying for SNAP in New Jersey, they determine how much money you will receive each month. Through the EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) system, your New Jersey Families First 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 New Jersey 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 New Jersey 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 New Jersey EBT card balance, or call the number on the back of your New Jersey Families First Card.

EBT New Jersey payment schedule

Benefits are generally made available over the first five calendar days of the month, based on the 7th digit of the client's case number, with an exeception in Warren County. There all benefits are made available on the 1st of the month.

7th digit of client's case number Benefits available
1 or 2 Available on the 1st
3 or 4 Available on the 2nd
5 or 6 Available on the 3rd
7 or 8 Available on the 4th
9 or 0 Available on the 5th