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).
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).
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).
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.