Department of Human Services

Food Stamp Online  Policy Manual

Destitute Households

Revised: 

28.4

DEFINITIONS OF DESTITUTE MIGRANT OR SEASONAL FARMWORKER HOUSEHOLDS

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Migrant or seasonal farmworker households may have little or no income at the time of application and may need immediate food assistance, even though they receive income at some other time during the month of application. Such households are considered destitute when their resources do not exceed $100 and:

 

-         their only income for the application month is received from a terminated source prior to the application date: or

 

-         their only income for the application month is from a new source and not more than $25 from the new income source will be received by the 10th calendar day after the application date; or

 

-         their only income for the application month is received both from a terminated and a new source as described above.

 

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