Millions of Americans are on food stamps to help provide their families with meals, but how much can they get?
What you receive as assistance depends on your personal situation.
Food stamps are now called SNAP benefits, which stands for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
If you qualify for the program, you’ll be given a card which will load with your benefits each month.
Many people use the common EBT card, but some states have their own cards or prepaid debit cards.
You may use these cards at any convenience or grocery store that accepts them.
SNAP benefits exist to help keep families from going hungry.
Requirements to qualify for food stamps
You must be a resident of the state you’re applying in.
If you reside with someone 60 and over or a person with a disability the amount is $3,001.
What are the income limits for food stamps?
The limit is based on the number of people in your household.
- 1: $25,760
- 2: $34,840
- 3: $43,920
- 4: $53,000
- 5: $62,080
- 6: $71,160
- 7: $80,240
- 8: $89,320
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