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SNAP Food Assistance:

Workers who lost hours or job due to COVID-19

 

April 17, 2020



Who is eligible for SNAP?

If you were laid off or lost income and need help putting food on the table, SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) is here to help. Here are some core eligibility rules:

• If you live with your spouse or your children under age 22, they are part of the same SNAP household. If you live with others, you can apply separately unless you buy and prepare most of your food together.

• If you are not a US Citizen, there are special immigrant status rules.

• If your income is below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL), you may be eligible for SNAP. For e...



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