Food Stamps in Delaware

The Delaware Food Supplement Program is a program that permits low-income families to purchase numerous types of food to create the foundation for better nutrition. Recipients receive benefits electronically via a Delaware Food First card each month. This is an Electronic Benefits Transfer EBT card. The Food Supplement Program recipient can use this card at nearby grocery stores.

Eligibility For Food Stamps In Delaware

Eligibility for Delaware Food Supplement Program benefits is based on a few factors such as who lives and eats together in the home as well as associations in the home and income.

-All children below the age of 22 who live at home with their parents must apply with their parents
-You must be a U.S. citizen or an eligible alien to qualify
-If you receive TANF, GA or Supplemental Security Income SSI, you do not need to meet an income test in order to receive food benefits.
-The highest gross monthly income limit for the majority of other individuals is set at 130% of the FPL, Federal Poverty Level. There is no resource test.

For additional information check with the Delaware Food Supplement Program website.