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June 24, 2017


Idaho Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. A bag of groceries.


Food Assistance

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (a.k.a. the Food Stamp Program) helps low-income families supplement their food needs by providing limited funds in order to buy foods necessary for staying healthy. 

Who is eligible?
In order to receive food assistance from the State of Idaho, you must complete the application process and meet certain eligibility requirements such as:

  • You must be a citizen or legal immigrant.
  • You must be a resident of the State of Idaho.
  • Your household income must be less than the program income limits for your household size.
  • With some exceptions, you must work or participate in an employment and training program.

For more information, go to the Food Stamp page.

Ready to get started?


Effective July 2011, resources must be under $5,000 to qualify for Food Stamps. Resources include, but are not limited to, cash, bank accounts, stocks, bonds, real property, household vehicles, and recreational vehicles.


Maximum Monthly Income Limits
- Food Assistance -

Household Size

Gross Income

















Each additional member

+ $451

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