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No More Bridge Cards, College Kids!

Did you know that a lot of college kids use Bridge Cards? In fact, in Michigan, just being a college student pretty much qualified you for this assistance, but no longer!

The Michigan Department of Human Services is taking steps to be more in line with federal guidelines. That doesn’t mean anything to most people with Bridge Cards, but to the nearly 25,000 college students that use them, it means they may have to start budgeting come April.

College students will no longer be able to take advantage of taxpayer-paid food assistance unless there is a true need, Michigan Department of Human Services Director Maura D. Corrigan announced today.

Under federal guidelines, college students do not qualify for food assistance except in very limited circumstances. Attending college by itself is not an approved exception, a policy the department will enforce starting in April.

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