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Would I Be Able To Get Food Stamps?

I am 70 yrs. old and collect ss retirement of $755 after medicre is taken out. My ? is. I presently live with my dughter while wqiting for a hud based senior complex apt. I pay her $300 a month. Would i be able to get food stamps.


I'm sorry, but my expertise is limited to Social Security benefits, so I'm unable to answer questions about the food stamp program. You may want to try researching USDA's website for an answer (

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 09:17

Would My And My Spouse's Income Make Our Adult Child Ineligible For Food Stamps?

Our adult child, living with both parents, receives SSI for cerebral palsy. I was told by SSI representative that it is mandatory for recipients of SSI to apply for SNAP or they will deduct from the SSI check because the food in our home would be considered a gift and has a monetary value. But I think as adults in the home my spouse and I make too much money and the food stamps would be rejected. Or am I supposed to present this adult child as an independent person and a sole person in the household when I complete the food stamp application?


Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 08:18

Can The Welfare Office Use My Children's Survivor Benefits Against Me When I Apply For Food Stamps?

Can The welfare office use my children’s survivors benefits that they receive as income against me when applying for food stamps I do not receive anything on the survivors benefits only the children


I'm sorry, but I'm unable to answer your question. My expertise is limited to Social Security benefits, and I'm not familiar with the regulations governing food stamps.

Best, Jerry

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 10:56

Is It True That I Won't Get Penalized If I Work?

I am SSDI with IHSS and Food Stamps. The SS agent told me I would be 66 December 2018, and I could work and don't get penalized. What happens with my SSDI and FOOD Stamps. What'sthis thing work as much as you want now?


Your Social Security disability benefit (SSDI) will convert to regular Social Security retirement benefits effective with the month you reach your full retirement age (FRA) of 66. Starting with that month, you could earn any amount and not lose any of your Social Security benefits.

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 06:36

Does The Department Of Social Services Help Those Who Are Disabled With Any Types Of Assistance?

My question is. I am on full SSD due to two failed back surgeries. The Dr. S have told me I will eventually be in a wheel chair. With that being said. My monies from disability just barely pay my rent. This does not cover household products toiletries, auto ins. Electricity. So my question is , does the dept. Of social services help those who are disabled with any type of rent/ housing assistance? I live in New York State.


Monday, September 24, 2018 - 09:19

Would It Affect My Social Security If I Apply For SNAP Benefits?

Hi, I am 42 years of age. My wife is 38. My wife is not earning anything. The amount of our joint file was $42,450 for 2017. We have 2 kids 9 years & 7 years. My father is 69 years & he is getting snap benefit. He is citizen. But we are immigrants. If I will apply for snap benefit then will it effect to my retirement/social security benefit ? Or, what kind of benefit will I get ? Thanks.


Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 07:09

Can I Apply For SNAP?

I am 63 yrs. old and have been on SSI Disability on a permanent basis. I have Section 8 Housing and was wondering if I can apply for SNAP as after paying all my bills, I am left with no money for food. I sometimes go to a Church Food Bank. Most always beans and rice and rotten produce (veggies an fruit) and no staples like milk or any other staples. I only eat once a day as I don't have much to eat. Looking forward to your reply. Thank you.


Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 10:08

Does My SS Disability And Pension Count When Applying For Assitance?

When applying for assistance with energy programs or food stamps, does my disability SS payments and pension count as income, or only my disability check. I don't want to be deceptive when they ask for my "income" and am not sure if I have to tell them about the pension. I am trying to figure out if I qualify and I'm not sure if the pension counts as far as my income. I'm in NJ
Thank you


Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 17:25
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