More Pennsylvanians Now Eligible for SNAP Benefits

More Pennsylvanians Now Eligible for SNAP Benefits

Effective October 1, Pennsylvania will increase the income threshold for all applicants to 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines (FPIG). With this change, more than 420,000 additional Pennsylvanians in more than 174,000 households will be newly eligible for SNAP and will receive, on average, $63 a month.

To learn more, including income guidelines per household size, view PA DHS’s press release.

To apply for SNAP or other benefits online, visit the COMPASS website.

For information on local offices accepting SNAP applications, please visit PA 211’s website.


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