SNAP Work Requirement Poster - IDHS 4433 (pdf)

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

State of Illinois
Department of Human Services

ATTENTION SNAP PARTICIPANTS!

Beginning January 1, 2018, there will be a change in the work rules for SNAP recipients living in DuPage County

4 Important questions for SNAP participants:

  • Are you between 18 and 49 years old?
  • Is everyone on your SNAP case at least 18 years old?
  • Are you able to work?
  • Do you work less than 20 hours per week?

If ANY questions listed above were answered NO proceed below

This change will not affect you if you:

  • Are under age 18 or 50 years of age or older.
  • Are physically or mentally unfit for work.
  • Are pregnant.
  • Are residing in a SNAP household where a member is under age 18, even if the household member who is under 18 is not eligible for SNAP.

* Are a parent of a household member under age 18, even if the household member who is under 18 is not eligible for SNAP.

* Are otherwise exempt under Work Provisions.

If ALL questions listed above were answered YES proceed below

This change may affect you. To keep getting your SNAP benefits for more than 3 months in the next 3-year period (January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2020), you will need to:

* Work an average of 80 hours per month, or earn on average $165 (8.25 x 20) per week;

* Take part in and comply with one of the following activities of the SNAP E & T Program, if available: Basic Education, Vocational Training, Work Experience, Community Work, Earnfare; or

 * Take part in an approved workfare program of a local governmental unit for the required number of hours per week; or

* Do community work at agencies, churches, or other organizations in the community for the required number of hours per week; or

* Do any combination of work or participation in a work activity.

* Be otherwise exempt under Work Provisions.


In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability.  To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 ( TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

DHS 4433 (N-02-18) ABAWD Poster Printed by the Authority of the State of Illinois PO#18-1010 200 copies