When you’re applying for different types of assistance programs (food, cash,Medicaid, utilities, etc.), you may need to fall into a certain poverty level. These levels are based on your income and the number of people in your home. Click the link under “Attachments” to download the chart to see more.
To learn more about the different types of programs, visit Michigan’s Department of Human Services.
To find out more about the
HHS Poverty Guidelines for 2016
See also the Federal Register notice of the 2016 poverty guidelines, published January 25, 2016
|2016 POVERTY GUIDELINES FOR THE 48 CONTIGUOUS STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA|
|Persons in family/household||Poverty guideline|
|For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,160 for each additional person.|
poverty guidelines, check out the US Dept. of Health & Human Services.