Food Benefits

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability.

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice).  Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).   USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer

The Electronic Benefit Transfer Schedule, is automatically mailed to each client. This schedule is also available for Food Assistance Program (FAP) clients as a handout at the local offices.


Bridges Clients Electronic Benefit Transfer Schedule
Food Assistance Program (FAP) Benefit Access Dates

Last Digit in Recipient ID Number
ends with:
Food Benefits are available on this day of each month:
0-1 3rd
2 4th
3 5th
4 6th
5 7th
6 8th
7 9th
8-9 10th

The last number of the recipient ID number is the first day of each month the client can begin accessing their food benefit account using their Bridge Card. This ID number number does not appear on the Bridge Card.