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The Idaho Food Stamp Program has temporarily dropped its asset test for eligibility to help residents struggling with current economic conditions. Previously, most people were not eligible for food assistance if they had more than $2,000 in assets, which most commonly consists of savings accounts or vehicles such as boats or RVs.
More Idaho families may be eligible for a special nutrition program that can help them save money, eat well and stay healthy. Idaho’s special supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) implements new income guidelines effective July 1 that raise the household income eligibility limits.