Starting Monday, October 1st, Michigan residents will be required to work to qualify for food stamps.
The state’s health department said “able-bodied adults 18 to 49-year-olds without dependents will have to work at least 20 hours a week or lose their benefits,” according to WTHR
The state’s work requirement can be met with employment, job training, or community service through state-approved non-profit organizations.
Residents have three months to find work. The requirement applies to every county in the state.
The full information is available here.