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Eligibility Calculator

DISCLAIMER — Please remember that the results of this pre-screening tool are only an ESTIMATE. To get a 100% accurate eligibility determination, you will need to complete both an application and an interview. Learn how to complete the application
How many people are in your household?
A household member would be anyone you buy and share food with.
Is any member of your household disabled or over 60 years old?
How much earned income does your household receive each month (before taxes) ?
This would be the combined total of each household member’s pay from jobs.
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How much un-earned income does your household receive each month?
Examples of un-earned income include:
  • AK Permanent Fund
  • Alimony
  • Bingo Earnings/Lottery Winnings
  • Garnishments
  • Child Support
  • Income from Rental/Royalty
  • Pension/Retirement
  • Public Assistance Programs (ATAP, TANF, APA)
  • Senior Benefits
  • SSI
  • Social Security
  • Unemployment
  • Veteran’s Benefits
  • Worker's Compensation
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Household Resources/Assets
In order to be eligible for SNAP benefits, your household assets (things of value) may be no greater than $2,250. Please review the following list of possible assets:
  • Annuities
  • Bonds
  • Burial Policy Agreement
  • Cash on Hand
  • Certificate of Deposit (CD)
  • Checking Account
  • College Savings Plan
  • Commercial Fishing Permit
  • Credit Union Account
  • IRA Account
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Mineral Rights
  • Pension Plan
  • Retirement Funds
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Savings Account
  • Stocks
  • Trust Funds
  • Land
  • Homes
  • Vehicles (including cars, trucks, motorcycles, RVs, ATVs, trailers, snowmobiles, watercraft and aircraft)
DISCLAIMER — Assets not counted are the home you are living in and its lot, household goods, income producing property, real estate that is up for sale, cash value of life insurance, individual retirement accounts, college savings plans, and vehicles with equity value under $1,500. Other vehicles not counted are those used for family transportation, to go to and from work, to produce income, for subsistence hunting and fishing, as the household's home, to transport a disabled household member, and to carry the household's primary source of heating fuel or water. PLEASE NOTE: applicants should list all items/income/resources as requested on the applications regardless if they are not counted or counted.