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Thursday, November 5, 2015

SNAP Income Guideline Update


Every October 1st, SNAP benefits are adjusted to reflect changes in the cost of living. As a result, SNAP recipients may see changes in their benefit amounts this fall. Depending on individual circumstances, the amount of the monthly SNAP benefit may remain the same, increase or decrease on October 1st to reflect the cost of food.
Household Size
Monthly Gross Income at or below
Guideline for seniors and/or disabled or families paying child or adult care
1
$1,276
$1,962
2
$1,726
$2,655
3
$2,177
$3,348
4
$2,628
$4,042
5
$3,078
$4,735
For each additional person add
+$451
+$693









Due to the increased poverty guideline, households that were not eligible for SNAP before may now be eligible. For more information or a confidential prescreening please contact the St. Lawrence County NOEP outreach worker at slcnoep@ncppc.org.