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A household is eligible if a member of the household meets at least one of the criteria below:

  1. Has an income that is at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines;
  2. Participates in certain assistance programs, such as SNAP, Medicaid, Federal Public Housing Assistance, SSI, WIC, or Lifeline;
  3. Participates in Tribal specific programs, such as Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance, Tribal TANF, or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations;
  4. Is approved to receive benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision in the 2019-2020, 2020-2021, or 2021-2022 school year;
  5. Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year; or
  6. Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating provider’s existing low-income program.