Federally Administered Means-Tested Programs - Supplemental Security Income (ssi), Noncash Means-tested Benefits, Food Stamps, National School Lunch And School Breakfast Programs
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"Means-tested" programs provide benefits to those whose income and financial resources meet certain requirements. More than eighty benefit programs provide cash and/or noncash aid to individuals who meet certain low-income qualifications in the United States. Cash assistance programs include Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).