Indiana Food Stamp Income Qualification

To qualify for food stamps in Indiana, your household must have a gross monthly income at or below 130% of the federal poverty level. As of 2023, the federal poverty level for a household of one is $13,590 per year, which means the gross monthly income limit for an individual in Indiana is $1,133. For each additional household member, the income limit increases by $491 per month.

Note that there are also other eligibility requirements, such as citizenship or immigration status, and household composition, among others, that must be met to receive food stamps. You can apply for food stamps online, in person, or by mail through your local Department of Family Resources (DFR) office.

Indiana Food Stamp Income Qualification limits will vary according to your household size. Most SNAP rules apply to all households, but there are a few special rules for households that contain an elderly or disabled member. (A person is elderly if he or she is 60 years of age or older. A household with an elderly person or a person who is receiving certain types of disability payments only has to meet only the net income qualification. 

You can See table below for both the net and gross income limit requirements according to household size in Indiana. Your house hold income includes wages, salaries, commissions, social security benefits, SSI, veteran’s benefits, child support, contributions, unemployment compensation, etc. Indiana Food Stamp Program Income Limits October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014

People in Indiana Household
Gross Monthly Income
Net Monthly Income Limits
$ 958
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Your Indiana households may have $2,000 in countable resources, such as a bank account, or $3250 in countable resources if at least one person is age 60 or older, or is disabled.  However, certain resources are NOT counted, such as a home and lot, the resources of people who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI), the resources of people who receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF, formerly AFDC), and most retirement (pension) plans.

Indiana Food Stamp Income Qualification

Indiana Food Stamp Online Application

Indiana Food Stamp Application Form

Indiana Food Stamp Allotment

For further information, contact your local Indiana Food Stamp (SNAP) or State office Or call Indiana State’s SNAP Hotline at 1-800-403-0864

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