Discover the public benefits you're eligible for now!
To get started follow these steps:
Medicaid & ACA eligibility and copay for adults and kids.
Eligibility and dollar benefit amounts for SNAP and WIC
Copay and eligibility for school- or state-based childcare.
Headstart and school meals eligibility.
Lifeline and HEAP can help you pay for basic utilities.
EITC, CCTC, and CTC can help families pay down debt.
We ask you several questions about your family, income, expenses
Then we provide a report of benefit eligibility and amounts.
Before and after budgets take benefit eligibility into account.
Benefit Kitchen is a project of Self-Sufficiency Solutions. We’ve been building caseworker-facing benefit screening tools for fifteen years. During that time we’ve been in the press and worked with many national and local 501.c.3 (nonprofit) organizations and for-profits. These are some of our partners from over the years.
Citi Foundation funds WINGS' economic empowerment programs in Dallas that use our tools. We have extensive programs going with the United Way (especially in California). Groups like Rubicon Programs and The Financial Clinic use our tools. NYT and MIT Tech Review have written about our work with NYC non-profits. We have worked with and developed prototypes for Robin Hood’s early Single Stop project. Benefit Kitchen has presented at NY Tech Meetups and won BigApps NYC. In 2016 Benefit Kitchen was in cohort 1 at Civic Hall Labs and cohort 7 at CivicX (Points of Light foundation).
Benefit Kitchen screens for:
The algorithms that determine eligibility are updated regularly and highly accurate (often to the dollar).