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Our SNAP Prescreening Guide

An Eligibility Prescreening Guide – October 2020 edition.

Download this invaluable tool for community organizations who work with SNAP consumers. The guide helps those working with low-income households to:

  • Determine if a household may qualify for SNAP and estimate their SNAP monthly benefit;
  • Assist potentially eligible households with the SNAP application process; and
  • Assist current SNAP participants in the recertification process.

Update: 15% boost to SNAP Jan 1 – June 30, 2021

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, signed into law on December 27, 2020, increased the maximum monthly SNAP benefit allotments (AKA: Thrifty Food Plan) by 15% from January 1 -June 30, 2021. Please note that the most recent edition of our Prescreening Guide does not reflect this change. You can find updated budgeting resources here.

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