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Advocate Resources

The following information is intended as an informational resource for advocates working with the Guild Food Stamp Clinic.

Computation Sheets

To calculate an estimate of a client’s food stamp eligibility, you can refer to this excel spreasheet.

Food Stamp Law

County Assistance Office Case Workers refer to PA’s Dep’t of Public Welfare “Food Stamp Handbook”:

This handbook, however, is drawn mostly from the Code of Federal Regulations and also from the Pennsylvania Code.

The Department of Agriculture regulations governing food stamps can be found at 7 C.F.R. 271 through 7 C.F.R. 283

The Pertinent provisions of the PA Code can be found here: