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Now available: 2016-2017 SNAP Prescreening Guide

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Now available: 2016-2017 SNAP Prescreening Guide

March 15, 2017
Kelly de la Rocha

Hunger Solutions New York’s annual SNAP Prescreening Guide has been updated and is available in digital form.

The new guide reflects the Oct. 1, 2016, changes to the federal poverty levels used to determine SNAP eligibility, and the standards and deductions used to determine monthly benefits. It also highlights SNAP policy changes that occurred between Oct. 2015 and Sept. 2016.

An invaluable tool for community organizations that work with SNAP consumers, the guide covers topics ranging from the application process to keeping and using SNAP benefits. It also includes an extensive appendix of helpful checklists, guides and frequently used forms, including the SNAP application, an expanded categorical eligibility desk guide, a checklist for student SNAP eligibility and more.