Food Stamp Benefit Calculation

This ESTIMATE is based solely on income and a few expenses.  Your actual benefits may be different.  Only a caseworker can decide if you are eligible and the exact food stamp amount.

To see if you may be eligible for benefits, enter information below.

Household Information

Number of people who buy and prepare food together: Count children under age 22.
At least one person is age 60 or older: Check for "yes".
At least one person is getting SSI or Social Security Disability: Check for "yes".

Income Information

Total amount of monthly income, before taxes. Do not use "$" or "," in the number.

Income from jobs: Do not include self-employment income.
Self-Employment: Income from your own business. (Before costs)
Other Income: Examples: Social Security, child support, unemployment, alimony, pensions, interest.

Expense Information

Total amount you pay in one month. Do not use "$" or "," in the number.

Rent or mortgage: Mortgage includes property taxes and structure insurance.
Dependent Care:
Court Ordered Child Support: Child support that you pay for a child that does not live with you.
Medical Expenses: Medical expenses for elderly & disabled people in the household.