> Kansas Food Assistance & Nutrition Program
The Food Assistance & Nutrition Program is a nutrition assistance program, which provides a Vision card (plastic debit card) to eligible persons for use in purchasing food from local grocery stores. Complete information regarding Food Assistance eligibility can be obtained by contacting your nearest Social and Rehabilitation Services Office. Any single individual or household group whose income and resources are low and who meet certain basic program requirements can qualify. SNAP IS AVAILABLE TO ALL ELIGIBLE PERSONS REGARDLESS OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, POLITICAL BELIEFS, OR HANDICAPS. There are specific eligibility requirements in Kansas and in every state. You must work with the Department of Social and Rehabilitations Services to apply and confirm your eligibility.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the State of Kansas and fall into one of two groups: (1) those with a current bank balance (savings and checking combined) under $2,001, or (2) those with a current bank balance (savings and checking combined) under $3,001 who share their household with a person or persons age 60 and over, or with a person with a disability (a child, your spouse, a parent, or yourself). For either group, you must also have an annual household income of less than $14,079 if one person lives in the household; $18,941 if two people live in the household; $23,803 if three people live in the household; $28,665 if four people live in the household; $33,527 if five people live in the household; $38,389 if six people live in the household; $43,251 if seven people live in the household; or $48,113 if eight people live in the household. For larger households, add $4,862 for each additional person in the home.
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