The New York Food Stamp program assists low-income workers, seniors, the disabled and others get adequate food for themselves and for their families. New York food stamp eligibility follows an income limit relative to the household size.
“Income” is defined as the household’s total gross earnings before taxes and withholdings are subtracted. If your household income is below these annual income limits, you may be eligible for the New York food stamp program.
- $14,088 ($1,174 monthly) for households with only one member
- $18,948 ($1,579 monthly) for households with two members
- $23,808 ($1,984 monthly) for households with three members
- $23,668 ($2,389 monthly) for households with four members
For households with five members or more, add $4,872 to the annual income limit for each additional person.
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