This Module discusses the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Food Stamp Program Eligibility. Included in module 2:

Eligibility Overview
Household: What constitutes a household?
Documents to Bring to the Interview
Income Limit
The Asset Test
Work Requirements
Eligibility: Special Populations
Seniors and Persons with Disability
Applying with Limited English Proficiency
American Indian Tribes
Homeless Individuals and Families
Disqualified Persons 
Eligibility: Timeliness of Benefits

Last Update, January, 2019

References (click on links to view)

Eslami, E. (July. 2015). State trends in supplemental nutrition assistance program eligibility and participation among elderly individuals, fiscal year 2008 to fiscal year 2013. Mathematica Policy Research

Executive Order 13166, Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency (8/11/00), available at

Federal Interagency Working Group on Limited English Proficiency, Commonly Asked Questions and Answers Regarding Limited English Proficient (LEP) Individuals,

USDA Economic Research Service, State Trends in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Eligibility and Participation Among Elderly Individuals, (2010)

USDA Food and Nutrition Service, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Eligibility (last modified 12/30/2013),

USDA FNS, Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (last modified 09/07/17),

USDA FNS, Immigrant Eligibility Requirements (last modified 10/02/17),

USDA FNS, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Guidance on Non-Citizen Eligibility (June 2011),

Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, 42 U.S.C. 2000d - 2000d-7, available at

7 C.F.R. 272.6 - Nondiscrimination Compliance, available at

7 U.S.C. § 2020 (e), Administration: Requisites of a State Plan of Action, available at

Ziliak and Gundersen/Meals on Wheels, Senior Hunger in the United States (2009),

Ziliak, J.P. & Gundersen, C. (August, 2017). The state of senior hunger in America 2015: An annual report. National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities