PLYMOUTH – South Shore Community Action Council Inc. (SSCAC) is now scheduling appointments to help low income and working South Shore residents apply for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps. If you currently receive SNAP benefits, SSCAC can help you recertify your eligibility. The highly trained and compassionate staff will help you submit your SNAP application and documents. Don’t go without, reach out.
SNAP Eligibility Guidelines include:
·Households with children under 19 and pregnant women living alone must have a total gross income below 200 percent of the poverty level.
·Adult-only households (age 19-59) must have a total gross income below 130 percent of the poverty level.
·Households made up of all elders (age 60+) or disabled individuals have no gross income limit, but are subject to an asset test.