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 $1,276
2 $1,726
3 $2,177
4 $2,628
5 $3,078
6 $3,529
7 $3,980
8 $4,430
Add $451 for each additional household member.

Effective 10/01/2015


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


Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy