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, 2022, the gross monthly income limits and net monthly income limits are as listed below.


Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Effective October 1, 2022 to September 30, 2023


The Gross Income Limits and the Maximum SNAP Benefit Amounts (also called the Thrifty Food Plan) are as follows:


Household Size

Gross Income Limit

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

Net Income Limit

(applies to ALL households)













 5 $5,412 $2,706
 6 $6,198 $3,100
 7 $6,985  $3,493


SNAP Benefit Amounts (including cost-of-living adjustment effective October 1, 2022)

The maximum SNAP benefit amounts are listed in the table below.    

For a household of: The maximum SNAP benefit is:


$281 monthly
2 $516 monthly
3 $740 monthly
4 $939 monthly
5 $1,116 monthly
6 $1,339 monthly
7 $1,480 monthly

EBT Customer Service: 888-328-2666

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

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English.  Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the agency (state or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (833) 620-1071, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to:

  1. mail:
    Food and Nutrition Service, USDA
    1320 Braddock Place, Room 334
    Alexandria, VA 22314; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.