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COVID-19 - DCFS Offices Reopening with Limited Capacity
The Department of Children and Family Services is reopening offices to the public on Friday, May 15, 2020, with a 25% capacity restriction, including office lobbies. This is in an effort to continue to mitigate further spread of the coronavirus and maintain safety for visitors and staff.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides monthly benefits that help eligible low-income households buy the food they need for good health. For most households, SNAP funds account for only a portion of their food budgets; they must also use their own funds to buy enough food to last throughout the month.