Last updated on 1/8/22
Are you trying to check the balance on your Alabama EBT Card? In today’s post, we will outline the ways you can find out your Alabama EBT card balance. The Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR) is responsible for administering the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as the Food Stamp Program. SNAP enables low-income families the ability to purchase nutritious food by providing monthly food assistance benefits. Benefits are distributed to Alabama SNAP recipients via a plastic Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card.
This post will cover:
- How to Check Alabama EBT Card Balance
- Report a lost, stolen, or damaged Alabama EBT Card
- Alabama EBT Card Help
- Alabama EBT Payment Schedule
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How to Check Alabama EBT Card Balance
Here’s how to check the balance on your Alabama SNAP Card.
Option 1 – Check your Last Receipt
The first option for checking your Alabama food stamps card balance is to check your last receipt. This is the easiest and quickest way to locate the current balance on your Alabama EBT Card.
Your balance will be listed at the bottom of your most recent grocery store or an ATM receipt. You should get in the habit of keeping your most current EBT receipt, that way, you always have a quick way to check your balance before you shop.
Option 2 – Login to your Connect EBT Account
The second option for checking your Alabama EBT Card balance is online through the Connect EBT website.
To log in, visit the Connect EBT website here, then enter your User ID and Password. Once logged in, you’ll be able to view your current balance and transaction history. If you do not have a Connect EBT account, you can create a User Account here.
Option 3 – Check by Phone
The last option for checking your Alabama EBT Card balance is by phone. Call the EBT Customer Service number (1-800-997-8888) on the back of your card. The Customer Service Hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
After you call, enter your sixteen (16) digit EBT card number and you will hear your current food assistance or cash account balance(s).
Report a lost, stolen, or damaged Alabama EBT Card
If your card is lost, stolen, or damaged call EBT Customer Service at 1-800-997-8888 right away.
Alabama EBT Card Help
For information on how to renew your card, get the list of stores that accept EBT, and tips on how to keep your card safe and secure, visit the Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR) website here.
Alabama EBT Payment Schedule
Food Stamps Benefits in Alabama are deposited on EBT Cards from the 4th of the month to the 23rd of every month. When your payment is made depends on the last two digits of your case number. Here is the schedule of payment based on the last two digits of your case number:
|If your Case Number ends in||Benefits are deposited on the|
|00-04||4th of the month|
|05-09||5th of the month|
|10-14||6th of the month|
|15-19||7th of the month|
|20-24||8th of the month|
|25-29||9th of the month|
|30-34||10th of the month|
|35-39||11th of the month|
|40-44||12th of the month|
|45-49||13th of the month|
|50-54||14th of the month|
|55-59||15th of the month|
|60-64||16th of the month|
|65-69||17th of the month|
|70-74||18th of the month|
|75-79||19th of the month|
|80-84||20th of the month|
|85-89||21st of the month|
|90-94||22nd of the month|
|95-99||23rd of the month|
Once your benefits are deposited into your account, you can begin using them with your Alabama EBT card to purchase eligible food items. For a full list of approved food items, see the Food Stamps Eligible Food List here.
For more information on how to check your Alabama EBT Card Balance, please continue reading below.
Alabama EBT Card Balance Summary
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Lastly, be sure to check out our other articles about Alabama SNAP & EBT, including:
What you can buy with EBT Card
Alabama EBT Card Guide
MyDHR Alabama Account Login
Income Limits for SNAP in Alabama