SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)

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Income Limits

To receive SNAP benefits in Connecticut, household income and other resources have to be under certain limits and are reviewed. For some households, there is also an asset limit.

Effective October 1, 2018, the gross monthly income limits and net monthly income limits are as listed below.

Monthly Income Limits
Household Size Gross Income Limit

(applies to most households, except those in which at least one person is 60 years of ageor older, or receives disability income)

Net Income Limit

(applies to ALL households)

1 $1,872 $1,012
2 $2,538 $1,372
3 $3,204 $1,732
4 $3,870 $2,092


SNAP Benefit Amounts

As of October 1, 2018, the maximum SNAP benefit amounts are listed in the table below. The maximum benefit amounts are effective indefinitely.

For a household of: the maximum SNAP benefit is:
1 $192 monthly
2 $353 monthly
3 $505 monthly
4 $642 monthly


For additional eligibility and benefit information, visit the State of Connecticut’s website: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – SNAP


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