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New to this so I might sound stupid for asking...

When applying for food benefits and they say your account is active, does that mean they mailed out the benefits already or will they call to have me come in?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 4:03 PM on Oct. 6, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • I tried finding out through the DSHS website but I can't log in for some reason.
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 4:03 PM on Oct. 6, 2010

  • I would call them just to make sure instead of ask people on here. No one can tell you this answer besides the benefits office.
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 4:04 PM on Oct. 6, 2010

  • In my experience, they will have you come in for a final "screening" of sorts, and then give you your first benefits in person. I am not sure if that's true everywhere, though? :-/ GL!
    aliceryannesmom

    Answer by aliceryannesmom at 4:04 PM on Oct. 6, 2010

  • If it's active, then that means you will have money coming to you. If it is not active, or inactive, you'd have to go back in there & try to reactivate it by maybe having to reapply or by filling out a few forms. So, you should be good. You should have a check coming your way.
    samurai_chica

    Answer by samurai_chica at 4:05 PM on Oct. 6, 2010

  • thank you samurai and alice. =)
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 4:07 PM on Oct. 6, 2010

  • confusedI have no idea what your are asking about...

    1lilgirl

    Answer by 1lilgirl at 4:27 PM on Oct. 6, 2010

  • It means that u will get what u applied for.
    KAHARRI10

    Answer by KAHARRI10 at 12:51 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

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