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 I had snap benefits in Rockford. Do I need to re-apply from the beginning?

Q) I had snap benefits in Rockford which were ended in 2015. Do I need to re-apply from the beginning or is there something else to do? I recently moved to Freeport.

A) You will need to re-apply and qualify for SNAP benefits. If your household’s gross income is below these amounts, it does not ensure that you will be eligible for a benefit.




A SNAP budget must be calculated for your household in order to determine eligibility and benefit amount. The only way to determine if your household is eligible for SNAP benefits is to apply.

Income Guidelines for Households without Earned Income (no elderly or disabled member)
Family Size Monthly Gross Income* Annual Gross Income*
1 $1,307 $15,684
2 $1,760 $21,120
3 $2,213 $26,556
4 $2,665 $31,980
5 $3,118 $37,416
6 $3,571 $42,852
7 $4,024 $48,288
8 $4,477 $53,724
Each additional person $453 + $5,436 +

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Applying for Food Stamp or SNAP benefits

To apply for Food Stamp or SNAP benefits contact your local (SNAP) food stamp office office. Each State program has their own application form. If your State’s form is not on the web yet, you may need to contact your local food stamp office to request one.

117 Responses to Tell Us Your Experience At Your Local Food Stamp Office

  1. If you are suffering from a lack of adequate food and nutrition you are entitled to apply for food stamp or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Your age does not matter. If you’re under the age of 18 and living with your family, then your family has the right to apply for food stamps if the household income falls below the program poverty wage limit.

    SNAP Benefits by Household Size
    Household Size Maximum Monthly Benefit, FY 2019 Estimated Average Monthly Benefit, FY 2019
    1 $192 $131
    2 $353 $239
    3 $505 $365
    4 $642 $448
    5 $762 $506

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