WAG 05-08-01

For residents of a group home to qualify for SNAP benefits, the group home must be a public or private nonprofit residential setting that:

  • serves no more than 16 people, and
  • is certified by the State.

Meals in the group home may be:

  • prepared and served by the group home to a group of residents; or
  • prepared and delivered by the group home to an individual resident; or
  • prepared by the resident for their own consumption; or
  • prepared by a group of residents for their own consumption.

A Community Integrated Living Arrangement (CILA) must meet nonprofit status to qualify for participation (see WAG 05-08-00).