SNAP Households Survey -
Providers (formerly Fresh EBT) is a free mobile app that helps over 5 million low-income families manage their SNAP benefits. To understand how the circumstances in the lives of Providers users are changing, we have been conducting surveys each month.
August 2021 key findings
The following insights come from a 10-minute multiple choice and open response survey conducted by Providers to a random sample of 4,870 of over 5M Providers users from
August 1 - 14, 2021. All respondents are EBT cardholders.
The Child Tax Credit reduced housing, food, and financial insecurity
Source: Random sample of Providers users
The July Child Tax Credit reduced hardship
of respondents with children under 18 years old received a payment in July 2021.
The portion of Providers users with children under 18 who received the July Child Tax Credit payment varies across different surveys, ranging from 65-79%.
They were more likely to:
Say they were very certain they would be able to stay in their current housing for the next 30 days.
Say they had everything they needed in their home