Title 33: Human Services
Chapter 12: REACH AHEAD
Sub-Chapter 01: Eligibility And Assistance
33 V.S.A. § 1204. Food assistance
§ 1204. Food assistance
(a) An eligible family shall receive monthly food assistance equal to $100.00 to be applied to the family's electronic benefit transfer (EBT) food account for the first six months after the family has become eligible for Reach Ahead. For the seventh through 12th months, the family shall receive a monthly food assistance of $50.00.
(b) Food assistance may be used only to purchase eligible food items as defined in the food stamp federal rules and shall be disregarded as income for the purposes of determining food stamp eligibility and the amount of the food stamp benefits.
(c) An eligible family shall not be required to assign child support to the Department, and all child support received by the family shall be disregarded as income. (Added 2007, No. 30, § 18, eff. Oct. 1, 2008.)