SNAP Program - IDHS 124

State of Illinois
Department of Human Services

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Effective October 2021
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 $ 1,771 $ 2,147
2 $ 2,396 $ 2,903
3 $ 3,020 $ 3,660
4 $ 3,644 $ 4,417
5 $ 4,268 $ 5,173
6 $ 4,893 $ 5,930
7 $ 5,517 $ 6,687
8 $ 6,141 $ 7,443
9 $ 6,766 $ 8,200
10 $ 7,391 $ 8,957
Each additional person add $ 625 $ 757

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Effective October 2021
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 $ 250
2 $ 459
3 $ 658
4 $ 835
5 $ 992
6 $ 1,190
7 $ 1,316
8 $ 1,504
9 $ 1,692
10 $ 1,880

For households with more than 10 persons, add $188 for each additional person.

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


IDHS 124 (R-09-21) SNAP Card Printed by authority of the State of Illinois P.O.#22-0493 30,000 - Copies