State of Illinois
Department of Human Services

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Effective January 2016

Maximum Monthly Income Allowable

The guidelines below show the highest gross income your household can have in a month and still receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Gross income is your total monthly income from all sources before any deductions.

These amounts are only guidelines and do not apply to all households.

Number of

People in Your

Household

Maximum Gross

Monthly Income

Maximum Gross

Monthly Income

(Age 60 and Over or Disabled)

1 $ 1,619 $ 1,962
2 $ 2,191 $ 2,655
3 $ 2,763 $ 3,348
4 $ 3,335 $ 4,042
5 $ 3,907 $ 4,735
6 $ 4,479 $ 5,428
7 $ 5,051 $ 6,122
8 $ 5,623 $ 6,815
9 $ 6,195 $ 7,508
10 $ 6,767 $ 8,201
Each additional person add $ 572 $ 693

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Effective January 2016

Maximum Monthly SNAP Amounts

The chart below shows the maximum dollar amount of SNAP benefits your household can receive each month. This dollar amount is based on the number of people in your household, your income and your expenses. You could receive any amount up to or including these amounts.

Number of People in
Your Household
Maximum Gross
Monthly Benefits
1 $ 194
2 $ 357
3 $ 511
4 $ 649
5 $ 771
6 $ 925
7 $ 1,022
8 $ 1,169
9 $ 1,315
10 $ 1,461

For households with more than 10 persons, add $146 for each additional person.

Apply on-line at: www.abe.illinois.gov


DHS 124 (R-11-15) SNAP Card Printed by authority of the State of Illinois 15,000 copies P.O.#16-0543