Division of Public Assistance Closures
DPA offices are no longer open to the public. All business is to be conducted over the phone. Office lobbies will still distribute paper applications and receive applications via drop-box. All interviews for the SNAP Program are to be held over the phone.
SNAP ABAWD Work Requirements Suspended
(Effective April 1st, 2020):
The State of Alaska is suspending all work requirements for Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWDs).
If your SNAP case was recently closed due to the ABAWD work requirements you will be re-eligible for benefits April 1st and should reapply.
SNAP Renewals Extended
: The State of Alaska has proactively
suspended all renewal requirements for the months of March, April, May, and June of 2020
. Those with a current SNAP case due to renew in any of these months will automatically have their SNAP case renewed for 6 months.
To view more information regarding updates to the SNAP Program click here.