Who is Eligible?
To be eligible to receive a Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Progam EBT debit card, the following requirements must be met:
At least one individual in the household must be age 60 or older
Native Americans may participate at age 55 or older
The individual must live in one of the
Furthermore, income eligibility must be met. Find your household size on the table below. If your gross income* (before deductions, for all household members) is equal to or less than the amount listed for your household size, you meet the income eligibility requirement. If you are unsure of your annual gross income, you may base your eligibility on your pay frequency.
My household size
My annual income
Twice a month
For each additional
family member, add:
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Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:
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Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
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*Gross income means the household’s total income before deductions (taxes, social security payments, insurance payments, etc.) have been made. Larger households can have more income.
See more information on income eligibility.