Income Guidelines

Income Guidelines for New Applications and Redeterminations received on or after October 1, 2018
The income limit for families applying for Care 4 Kids must be less than 50% of the State Median Income (SMI)
50% SMI 2018 – 2019
Family Size Monthly Annual
1 2,438.58 29,263.00
2 3,188.92 38,267.00
3 3,939.25 47,271.00
4 4,689.58 56,275.00
5 5,439.92 65,279.00
6 6,190.25 74,283.00
7 6,330.94 75,971.25
8 6,471.63 77,659.50
9 6,612.31 79,347.75
10 6,753.00 81,036.00
11 6,893.69 82,724.25
12 7,034.38 84,412.50

 

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 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 85% SMI

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