Households must report changes within ten (10) days of the change becoming known to the household.


These changes include:

  • Changes in household composition (addition or loss of a household member)
  • TANF households must report within five (5) days if one or both of the following changes occur: the head of household moves out of state, or when it becomes clear that a child will be out of the household for more than 30 days.
  • Changes in residence and resulting shelter costs
  • Changes in the legal obligation to pay child support
  • A change of more than $100 in the amount of monthly unearned income
  • A change of more than $100 in monthly earned income from the amount used to determine eligibility
  • A change in the source of income (such as an employment change) if it results in a change in income

       Note: Income changes must be reported within 10 days of the date the household receives the first payment attributed to the change.

  • Change in liquid resources that exceeds the household’s limit
  • Able bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs) must report when their work hours fall below 20 hours per week or an average of 80 hours monthly.

*  For SNAP only, if a household member receives lottery or gambling winnings in a single game equal to or greater than $3500 (before taxes), the SNAP household is ineligible to receive SNAP.