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What are the application requirements for SNAP?

You have to apply to get benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

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It is designed to provide support for families struggling to pay for food.

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Who can get SNAP benefits?

SNAP, otherwise known as food stamps, offers low-income individuals financial support to buy food.  The program is funded by the federal government, but is administered through the state. Read more about it here.

Eligibility for SNAP payments is based on your household income, combined household resources, and employment situation.

The maximum gross income is 130% of the federal poverty level, which can be found here. Most claimants can’t exceed $2,250 in countable resources. Employment is also taken into consideration. Recipient’s can’t intentionally leave a job or reduce hours to satisfy the requirements. If you need help, use the eligibility checker.

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