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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:

2021-2022 Countable Income Limits
100% FPL
Family Size Gross Monthly Income
1 1,074
2 1,452
3 1,830
4 2,209
5 2,587
6 2,965
7 3,344
8 3,722
9 4,101
10 4,480


2021-2022 Countable Income Limits
130% FPL
Family Size Gross Monthly Income
1 1,396
2 1,888
3 2,379
4 2,871
5 3,363
6 3,855
7 4,347
8 4,839
9 5,331
10 5,823


2021-2022 Countable Income Limits
165% FPL
Family Size Gross Monthly Income
1 1,771
2 2,396
3 3,020
4 3,644
5 4,268
6 4,893
7 5,517
8 6,141
9 6,766
10 7,391


2021-2022 Countable Income Limits
185% FPL
Family Size Gross Monthly Income
1 1,987
2 2,686
3 3,386
4 4,087
5 4,786
6 5,485
7 6,186
8 6,886
9 7,587
10 8,288


2021-2022 Countable Income Limits
200% FPL
Family Size Gross Monthly Income
1 2,148
2 2,904
3 3,660
4 4,418
5 5,174
6 5,930
7 6,688
8 7,444
9 8,202
10 8,960

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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