The Maine Department of Health and Human Services says food stamp recipients are eligible for food replacement after a week of power outages.
DHHS said Thursday that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients may be able to receive a supplemental benefit to help cover food lost during this week's windstorm in Maine. WCSH-TV reports SNAP recipients' supplemental benefit cannot be more than their monthly benefit.
DHHS Commissioner Ricker Hamilton says it's important that people come together to help their neighbors.
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Applicants can contact the Office for Family Independence for information.