Income Guidelines

 

Income Guidelines For New Applications and Redeterminations received on or after October 1, 2017
The income limit for families applying for Care 4 Kids must be less than 50% of the State Median Income (SMI).

Effective December 31, 2016, the eligibility for former TANF recipients (PG2) and teen parents ages 18 and 19 who attend high school or equivalent (PG3) is currently closed due to funding limitations and these applicants will be placed on a Wait List.  

The program remains closed to working families (PG4) due to funding limitations and these applicants will also be placed on a Wait List.

The program eligibility for TANF recipients (PG1) remains open.

50% SMI 2017-2018
Family Size Monthly Annual
1 2,386.56 28,638.74
2 3,120.89 37,450.66
3 3,855.22 46,262.58
4 4,589.54 55,074.50
5 5,323.87 63,886.42
6 6,058.20 72,698.34
7 6,195.88 74,350.58
8 6,333.57 76,002.81
9 6,471.25 77,655.05
10 6,608.94 79,307.28
11 6,746.63 80,959.52
12 6,884.31 82,611.75

 

Income Guidelines For New Applications and Redeterminations received on or after October 1, 2016
The income limit for families applying for Care 4 Kids must be less than 50% of the State Median Income (SMI).

Effective December 31, 2016, the eligibility for former TANF recipients (PG2) and teen parents ages 18 and 19 who attend high school or equivalent (PG3) is currently closed due to funding limitations and these applicants will be placed on a Wait List.  

The program remains closed to working families (PG4) due to funding limitations and these applicants will also be placed on a Wait List.

The program eligibility for TANF recipients (PG1) remains open.

50% SMI 2016-2017
Family Size Monthly Annual
1 2,352.83 28,233.92
2 3,076.77 36,921.28
3 3,800.72 45,608.64
4 4,524.67 54,296.00
5 5,248.61 62,983.36
6 5,972.56 71,670.72
7 6,108.30 73,299.60
8 6,244.04 74,928.48
9 6,379.78 76,557.36
10 6,515.52 78,186.24
11 6,651.26 79,815.12
12 6,787.00 81,444.00

 

Income Guidelines For New Applications and Redeterminations received August 1, 2016 – September 30, 2016
The income limit for families applying for Care 4 Kids must be less than 50% of the State Median Income (SMI).

The program eligibility for TANF recipients (PG1), former TANF recipients (PG2) and teen parents ages 18 and 19 who attend high school or equivalent (PG3) remains open.  The program eligibility for working families (PG4) is currently closed due to funding limitations and these applicants will be placed on a Wait List.

50% SMI 2015-2016
Family Size Monthly Annual
1 2,300.85 27,610. 18
2 3,008.80 36, 105.62
3 3,716.76 44,601 .06
4 4,424 .71 53,096.50
5 5,132.66 61,591.94
6 5,840.62 70,087.38
7 5,973.36 71 ,680.28
8 6,106.10 73,273.17
9 6,238.84 74,866.07
10 6,371.58 76,458.96
11 6,504.32 78,051 .86
12 6,637.06 79,644.75
Income Guidelines For Active Recipients
The income limit for active families on the Care 4 Kids program is 85% of the State Median Income.
85% SMI 2017-2018
Family Size Monthly Annual
1 4,057.15 48,685.86
2 5,305.51 63,666.12
3 6,553.87 78,646.39
4 7,802.22 93,626.65
5 9,050.58 108,606.91
6 10,298.93 123,587.18
7 10,533.00 126,395.98
8 10,767.06 129,204.78
9 11,001.13 132,013.58
10 11,235.20 134,822.38
11 11,469.26 137,631.18
12 11,703.33 140,439.98

 

The family share of the approved cost is a percentage of the assistance unit’s (AU) gross income:

Family Share AU Income Range
2% 0% to less than 20% SMI
4% 20% to less than 30% SMI
6% 30% to less than 40% SMI
8% 40% to less than 50% SMI
10% 50% to less than 75% SMI
10% 75% to less than 85% SMI

For more information about the current income guidelines, contact the Care 4 Kids program at 1-888-214-5437.