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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:

2019-2020 Countable Income Limits
100% FPL
Family Size Gross Monthly Income
1 1,041
2 1,410
3 1,778
4 2,146
5 2,515
6 2,883
7 3,251
8 3,620
9 3,989
10 4,358


2019-2020 Countable Income Limits
130% FPL
Family Size Gross Monthly Income
1 1,354
2 1,832
3 2,311
4 2,790
5 3,269
6 3,748
7 4,227
8 4,705
9 5,184
10 5,663


2019-2020 Countable Income Limits
165% FPL
Family Size Gross Monthly Income
1 1,718
2 2,326
3 2,933
4 3,541
5 4,149
6 4,757
7 5,364
8 5,972
9 6,580
10 7,188


2019-2020 Countable Income Limits
185% FPL
Family Size Gross Monthly Income
1 1,926
2 2,609
3 3,289
4 3,970
5 4,653
6 5,334
7 6,014
8 6,697
9 7,380
10 8,062


2019-2020 Countable Income Limits
200% FPL
Family Size Gross Monthly Income
1 2,082
2 2,818
3 3,555
4 4,292
5 5,028
6 5,765
7 6,502
8 7,238
9 7,974
10 8,710

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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