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Income limits for food and childcare assistance increased in Oregon

January 21, 2022

Big news: ODHS has increased income limits for the food assistance (SNAP) and child care assistance (ERDC) programs to 200% of the federal poverty level, or $2,147 a month for an individual or $3,660 for a family of three. The previous income limit for these programs was 185% of the federal poverty level. Approximately 18,000 new households are expected to be eligible to enroll in SNAP. More information is in a news release: https://www.oregon.gov/dhs/DHSNEWS/NewsReleases/Income-limit-increase-food-child-care.pdf