Do you want to know when food stamps or cash benefits will be deposited to your Alabama EBT card? If so, you have come to the right place. In this article, we will provide you with the Alabama EBT Card deposit dates schedule for 2021.
The deposit date schedule will tell you exactly when you should expect to receive your cash or food stamp benefits on your EBT card. Once your benefits are deposited into your Alabama EBT account, you can begin using them right away.
In this article, we will cover:
- Alabama EBT Payment Schedule
- Where can I find my case number?
- Alabama EBT Deposit Dates for 2021
- How to Check your Alabama EBT Card Balance
- Alabama EBT Card FAQs
To get the Alabama EBT deposit dates for 2021, continue reading below.
Alabama EBT Payment Schedule
If you are an Alabama EBT cardholder that is currently receiving SNAP or TANF benefits, you can expect to receive your benefits deposited into your account from the 4th to the 23rd of every month. The date your benefits are paid and submitted to your EBT card is based on the last two-digits of your case number.
Where can I find my case number?
You can locate the case number for your Alabama food stamp benefits by logging into your Alabama MyDHR account. To login, visit the MyDHR website and enter your username and password.
Alabama MyDHR Login
If you are having trouble accessing your case number and need help logging into your Alabama MyDHR account, we can walk you through the steps to login here.
Forgot your Username or Password?
If you have an Alabama MyDHR account, but can’t remember your username and/or password, we can help you access your login information. Our Alabama MyDHR Login Guide will provide you with steps on how to recover your MyDHR username and reset your password.
Create a new Alabama MyDHR Account
If you have never logged into the Alabama MyDHR online portal to access your benefits online, you will first need to set that up. For assistance creating your Alabama MyDHR account, check out our account setup guide here.
Other places to find your Case Number
If you are still having trouble finding your Alabama SNAP or TANF benefits case number, there are a few other ways to locate that information.
You can also find your benefits case number by:
- Checking the Benefits Approval Letter sent to you by Mail
- Contacting your DHR Caseworker by Phone
- Visiting your local DHR County Office – Find the Alabama DHR Office near you
Once you have located your Alabama SNAP or TANF benefits case number, you will be able to find out what day your benefits will be deposited.
Alabama EBT Deposit Dates for 2021
Use the Alabama EBT Card Deposit Dates Schedule for 2021 (provided below) to find out which day you can expect your benefits to be deposited.
To locate your EBT deposit date, use the last two-digits of your benefits case number.
The Alabama EBT payment schedule for cash and food assistance is as follows:
|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 Alabama EBT account, you can begin using them to purchase eligible food items. To find out which items are eligible to be purchased with your EBT card, check out the Alabama SNAP Eligible Food List here.
To find out if your benefits have been deposited into your Alabama EBT card account, please check your balance. For help on how to check your Alabama EBT card balance, continue reading below.
How to Check your Alabama EBT Card Balance
If your scheduled deposit date has passed and you want to know if your benefits have been deposited, follow the instructions below. We will walk you the three ways you can check your Alabama EBT card balance.
Option 1 – Locate Your Last Purchase Receipt
The first and easiest way to check your Alabama EBT Card balance is by finding your most recent purchase or ATM receipt (for TANF recipients only).
At the bottom of the receipt, you will find the current balance on your card. In order to use this method to check your balance, be sure to save all of your recent Alabama EBT Card receipts.
Option 2 – Check your Balance by Phone
The second way you can access your Alabama EBT card balance is by contacting customer service. To get your balance, call the Alabama EBT Card Customer Service phone number at 1-800-997-8888. Representatives are available to help you with your EBT Card balance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Be sure to have your EBT Card number, 4-digit PIN, and Social Security Number (SSN) ready before you call. You will be asked to provide this information.
Option 3 – Check Your EBT Balance Online
The last option for checking your Alabama EBT Card balance is online. To check your card balance online, visit the Alabama Connect EBT website. Once you are on the Connect EBT site, enter your User ID and Password on the left-side of the page. When complete, click the “Login” button to access your EBT Card information.
For more help with your Alabama EBT Card balance, check out our complete AL EBT Balance Check article.
Create an Alabama Connect EBT Card Login
If this is your first time using the Connect EBT website, you will have to create an account before you can login and access your balance. For help setting up your Alabama Connect EBT card account, follow our instructions in our previous post.
Recover your Alabama Connect EBT User ID and Password
If you already set up your Alabama Connect EBT account, but forgot the User ID or Password, we can help.
For instructions on how to recover your Alabama Connect EBT User ID, click here to visit our article.
If you need help resetting your Alabama Connect EBT Password, check out our password reset guide here.
Alabama EBT Card FAQs
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about Alabama EBT Card.
What time will my Alabama EBT Benefits be deposited?
Your Alabama food stamps are deposited onto your EBT card by 5AM on your scheduled deposit date.
What if I didn’t receive my Alabama Food Stamp benefits this month?
If you did not receive your Alabama SNAP benefits deposit this month, there are a few reasons why that may have happened. They are as follows:
- You failed to renew your benefits or submit the renewal documentation on-time
- You’re classified as an ABAWD and did not meet the stated work requirements
- Your benefits have been cut off due to suspicion of fraud on your EBT account
We suggest that you contact your local DHR office if you did not receive your benefits. They will be able to give you more information about why this happened. To find the Alabama DHR office near you, click here.
Where can I use my Alabama EBT card?
You can use your Alabama EBT card at POS (Point-of-sale) machines in grocery stores, convenience stores, gas stations, markets, malls, and ATMs that have the Quest label on them.
Can I use my Alabama EBT card in another county?
Your EBT card will work at any store that displays a Quest, EBT, SNAP, or Food Stamps logo and/or sign. There are no rules against using your Alabama EBT card in another county.
Can I use my Alabama EBT card in another state?
Yes, you can use your Alabama EBT card in another state including the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam. Your Alabama EBT card will work at any store that displays a Quest, EBT, SNAP, or Food Stamps logo and/or sign.
However, if you have moved outside the state, you are required to report any address change to your Alabama DHR office. You must live in Alabama to be eligible to receive EBT SNAP or TANF benefits from the state.
Can I share my Alabama EBT card number with a family member or friend?
No, you never want to share your EBT Card Number or PIN. It is extremely important that you protect your Alabama EBT Card because it is the only way you can access your food stamp or cash benefits.
How can I protect my Alabama EBT benefits from being stolen?
There are multiple ways you can protect your EBT card and benefits from fraud and theft. The best ways to protect your Alabama EBT card are:
- Do not throw away your card
- Do not bend or damage your card
- Keep your card dry and away from direct sun or heat
- Protect your card from sharp objects that could scratch the magnetic strip
- Keep your card away from magnets or electronic devices that could deactivate it
- Put your card away in the same spot right after you use it
What do I do if my Alabama EBT card stops working?
If your Alabama EBT card no longer works please contact EBT Card Customer Service at 1-800-997-8888. They are available to help you with your EBT card 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Alabama EBT Card Summary
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