The goal of this prescreener is to help connect individuals to SNAP and other government benefits and to make eligibility data more accessible. However, this prescreener is not affiliated with any government organizations.
All estimates and data on this website are for educational purposes only and provide a basic estimate based on publicly available information. State test, benefit, and allowance amounts may be incomplete, incorrect, or outdated due to limitations in finding updated sources. Eligibility factors vary between states, and some deductions, eligibility criteria, and eligibility pathways will not be included on this website. The only way to find out your true eligibility and benefit amount is to apply.
If you find any information contained in the prescreener to be inaccurate, please send an email to email@example.com.
This website is not affiliated with any government organizations. Please refer to your state's website for more information and to apply.
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Please Note: Organizations (for example, a food bank) are able to add the prescreener to their websites. If you found this prescreener hosted on a website other than snapscreener.com, medicaidscreener.com, or eitcscreener.com, all information entered on the calculator (including email, phone number, income, deductions, and results) may be shared with the organization that is hosting the calculator.
What This Policy Covers
This website uses third party technology to collect information about how our visitors use our website. We may collect some personal information about visitors (like IP address, email, or phone number) that could be used to identify an individual. We may collect screener information entered on our website to monitor and improve the quality of our services. We also collect screener use and pageview data.
Information We Collect
We may collect the screener data that you input into the calculator fields.
Thid Party Services
This website uses GoatCounter to measure the number of
visitors to this website, what pages were visited,
and some site events related to your use of this website.
The following attributes are collected by GoatCounter:
- Page URL (and parameters)
- Referer header
- User-Agent header
- Screen size
- Country name based on IP address
- A hash of the IP address, User-Agent, and random number
- Information related to site events (such as "screens," eligible and ineligible estimates, and clicks)
This website uses Sentry to identity error messages that occur when using the screener, allowing us to identify what went wrong and fix it. Through Sentry we collect information including but not limited to eligibility information entered, pages viewed, and browser error messages. Through Sentry we also may collect basic device information, such as browser, device, and IP address.
This website uses Google Analytics to collect data on what pages where accessed, how often, and by whom. We collect information about (including but not limited to) your browser, IP, operating system, location, browser settings, who referred you to our site, what pages you visited, how often you visited, and how long you spent on different pages.
Google Analytics uses "cookies" in order to track you between sessions on our website (and across the web).
Opting out of Google Analytics: Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
This website uses IPInfo.io to determine what state you are in. Your browser sends a request to this website, and we are able to obtain your IP address, location, and ISP information from this service.
This website uses Polyfill.io make the application work on Internet Explorer and other web browsers. They collect some technical information from your browser including your IP address.
This website uses Cloudflare Pages for web hosting and other Cloudflare services to make the website load faster, provide SSL, and provide basic traffic analytics. Cloudflare collects some browsing information, such as device type and IP address. Cloudflare does set a cookie to prevent malicious traffic.
This website uses Hotjar to better understand how users interact with our website. Hotjar may collect some information about you, including your IP address and how you navigate the website. Hotjar also collects data that you submit through website surveys, and we may share your feedback publicly in anonymized or aggregated format.
This website uses Make.com as a data processor to collect inputted screener data and transfer it to data storage products.
This website uses Google to display personalized advertisements to you. Google uses information about your previous visits to this and other websites as well as advertising cookies to determine which ads to display. You can opt out of personalized advertising from Google and its partners here.
This Site is affiliated with CMI Marketing, Inc., d/b/a Raptive (“Raptive”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and Raptive will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about Raptive's data usage, click here: https://www.cafemedia.com/publisher-advertising-privacy-policy
How We Share Information
We may make our website statistics public or share them with partners, for example but not limited to: how many times the screener was used by state, how many times different pages were viewed, and which websites are referring visitors to our site.
We may use additional third party services not listed here to analyze collected data from the calculator, and we may share anonymized or aggregated analysis of this data publicly. Additionally, if you provide your email address, we may use a third party service to send you an email or survey, upon which we may share the results publicly in anonymized or aggregated format.
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. Or mail to
PO Box 96503 #79584
Washington, DC 20090