Food Allowance Funds Temporarily Delayed

April 3, 2019 | 1 Comment

The Department of Financial Assistance has confirmed that food allowance funds were temporarily delayed because of “Government’s financial year end.”

This follows after a notice was seen in a store that said, “Please note the Food Allowance for the April 2019 [1st Run] period will not be available until later this week. Please check with the Department of Financial Assistance @ 297-7600 for more information. Thank You.”

In response, yesterday a Government spokesperson said, “In response to your query, the Department of Financial Assistance has confirmed that funds were delayed because of Government’s financial year end.

“The funds were released yesterday 1 April, 2019 and have been received by grocers. During the interim situation, food vouchers were available to Financial Assistance clients. The cards are active for use today.”

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  1. St.George's Passport and Immigration Control says:

    but plp can find funds for trips to USA for the Premier but the poor have to without food

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