Are you trying to check the balance on your Indiana EBT Card or Hoosier Works Card? In today’s post, we will outline the ways you can find out your Indiana EBT card balance. The Indiana Department of Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) 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 Indiana SNAP recipients via a plastic Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card.
This post will Cover:
- Indiana EBT Payment Schedule
- How to Check Indiana EBT Card Balance
- EBT Frequently Asked Questions
Indiana EBT Payment Schedule
The Indiana EBT Card (also known as the Hoosier Works Card) holds the food assistance benefits assigned to you each month. Your benefits will be deposited onto your EBT card according to the schedule below:
|If the First Letter of your Last Name is||Benefits are deposited on the|
|A or B||5th of the month|
|C or D||7th of the month|
|E, F, or G||9th of the month|
|H or I||11th of the month|
|J, K, or L||13th of the month|
|M or N||15th of the month|
|O, P, Q, or R||17th of the month|
|S||19th of the month|
|T, U, or V||21st of the month|
|W, X, Y, or Z||23rd of the month|
Once your benefits are deposited into your account, you can begin using them with your Indiana 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 Indiana EBT Card Balance, please continue reading below.
Here’s how to check the balance on your Indiana Benefits Identification Card.
Option 1 – Check your Last Receipt
The first option for checking your Indiana Hoosier Works Card balance is to check your last receipt. This is the easiest and quickest way to locate the current balance on your Indiana 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 Hoosier Works Card balance is online through the Connect EBT portal.
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 Indiana EBT Card balance is by phone. Call the EBT Customer Service number (1-877-768-5098) 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 Indiana EBT Card
If your card is lost, stolen or damaged call EBT Customer Service at 1-877-768-5098 right away.
Indiana Indiana EBT Card Balance
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Be sure to check out our other articles about Indiana SNAP and EBT, including:
Indiana Food Stamps Eligibility Guide
What you can buy with an EBT Card
Indiana EBT Card Guide
How much in food stamps can I get?