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What are the income limits for applying for DSS programs?


Financial eligibility criteria vary from program to program. The most common benchmarks by which DSS sets income criteria are the following:

2020-2021 Countable Income Limits
100% FPL
Family Size Gross Monthly Income
1 1,064
2 1,437
3 1,810
4 2,184
5 2,557
6 2,930
7 3,304
8 3,677
9 4,051
10 4,425


2020-2021 Countable Income Limits
130% FPL
Family Size Gross Monthly Income
1 1,383
2 1,868
3 2,353
4 2,839
5 3,324
6 3,809
7 4,295
8 4,780
9 5,266
10 5,752


2020-2021 Countable Income Limits
165% FPL
Family Size Gross Monthly Income
1 1,755
2 2,371
3 2,987
4 3,603
5 4,219
6 4,835
7 5,451
8 6,067
9 6,683
10 7,299


2020-2021 Countable Income Limits
185% FPL
Family Size Gross Monthly Income
1 1,968
2 2,658
3 3,349
4 4,040
5 4,730
6 5,421
7 6,112
8 6,802
9 7,494
10 8,186


2020-2021 Countable Income Limits
200% FPL
Family Size Gross Monthly Income
1 2,128
2 2,874
3 3,620
4 4,368
5 5,114
6 5,860
7 6,608
8 7,354
9 8,102
10 8,850

For information about income limits for the Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance (DMMA) Programs follow the below link http://dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dmma/fpl.html



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