Food Stamp Basic Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility is generally based on household size, income, housing costs and in some instances, resources.

INCOME

A household's total gross income from all sources must be less than 130% of the Federal Poverty level:

1 $1,265
2 $1,704
3 $2,144
4 $2,584
5 $3,024
6 $3,463
7 $3,904
8 $4,343
Add $439 for each additional household member.

Effective 10/01/2014


For more information and to file an application please refer to:  https://www.mybenefits.ny.gov/