Prepared for Amy X. | Delivered March 6, 2020
Resources for Struggling Families
To identify the types of services that are available for struggling families in the U.
, including a description of the programs and organizations that provide each of the services.
Food Assistance Services- SNAP
stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and is a federal program that assists millions of low-income Americans get food.
over 9.5 million
families in the U.S. whose children are on SNAP, a program that fights hunger in America.
SNAP provides families with their
primary nutritional needs
and gets them through temporary difficult times.
It helps families get back on their feet and
lead better lives.
SNAP ensures that children who come from
have a better chance at a healthy adulthood.
Seniors can also
age with dignity
and families are able to care for themselves.
Eligibility for SNAP is limited to people that have gross incomes of up to 130% of the national poverty line.
A family of four needs to make
less than $2,633 per month
to receive the benefits.
Families that benefit from SNAP get
electronic debit cards
which they can
to purchase groceries at authorized retailers countrywide.
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