Cash Assistance Programs
State Supplement Program (SSP-Cash)
SSP cash assistance supports elderly adults and individuals that are physically disabled, mentally disabled, or legally blind. Eligibility and benefit amounts for SSP depends upon the individual and spouse's income, resources, and living arrangements. Services are provided for eligible individuals through the following programs:
- Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled (APTD)
- Aid to the Needy Blind (ANB)
- Old Age Assistance (OAA)
Are You Eligible for Free Nutritious Food for Seniors?
If you are a low-income senior, age 60 or older, you may also be eligible for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). CSFP provides free monthly food boxes, nutrition information, and recipes to promote good nutrition and health for seniors. Services are available statewide at community agencies. Call the State CSFP office at 1-800-942-4321 or visit the CSFP webpage for more information.
Financial Assistance to Needy Families (FANF-Cash)
FANF provides cash assistance to needy families with dependent children. Eligibility and benefit amounts for FANF depends upon the family’s income, resources, living arrangements, and the dependent children must lack parental support or care due to death, continued absence or because at least one parent in a two-parent home is disabled. Services are provided for eligible families with dependent children through the following programs:
- Family Assistance Program (FAP)
- New Hampshire Employment Program (NHEP)
- Interim Disabled Parent (IDP) program
- Families With Older Children (FWOC)