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Indiana FSSA Benefits Portal Login

If you are trying to login to your Indiana FSSA Benefits Portal Account, we can help. In the article below, you will find detailed instructions on FSSA Benefits Portal account login.

If you do not have an account and need help creating one, click here for step by step instructions to help you set up your account.

You can use the FSSA Benefits Portal to apply for Indiana Food Stamps or SNAP, in addition to Medical coverage and cash assistance for families with children.

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In this post, we will address the following:

  • How to login to Indiana FSSA Benefits Portal
  • Reset FSSA Benefits Portal Account User ID and Password
  • How to Create an Indiana FSSA Benefits Portal Account
  • Indian Food Stamps Application FAQs

How to login to Indiana FSSA Benefits Portal

The Indian FSSA Benefits Portal system is used by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) to manage government assistance benefits.

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The FSSA Benefits Portal currently serves the following benefit programs:

  • The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly called Food Stamps)
  • Cash Assistance
  • Health Coverage

If you currently have an FSSA Benefits Portal account, you can view your benefits information online 24 hours a day, seven days per week. To login to your account, follow the instructions below:

Indiana FSSA Benefits Portal Login

Here are the steps you need to take to log in to your FSSA Benefits Portal account.

Step 1 – Visit the FSSA Benefits Portal Website

The first step to login into your FSSA Benefits Portal account is to visit the Benefits Portal website. Click here to be taken there.

Next, click on the “LOGIN/REGISTER” link at the top of the page as shown in the image below.


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Step 2 – Enter login information

You will see a box open where you can enter your user ID and password as shown below.

Next, click on the “Log In” link to proceed, as shown below:

If you don’t remember your username or password, see below for help on how to retrieve them.

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Step 3 – View FSSA Benefits Portal Account

If you entered the correct information (User ID and Password), you will be taken to your FSSA Benefits Portal account page as shown below. 

There, you can do the following:

  • Apply for Benefits (Food stamps or Cash Assistance)
  • Apply for Health Coverage
  • Use the screening tool to see if you are eligible for benefits
  • Print or mail an application
  • Manage your account

Note: To apply for Health Coverage, you will need to complete the Indiana Application for Health Coverage.

However, if you are interested in SNAP or cash assistance, you will need to complete the Indiana Application for SNAP and Cash Assistance.


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Retrieve User ID and Password

If you don’t remember your user ID or password, follow the instructions below to retrieve them.

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If you don’t remember your account User ID, click on the “Forgot User ID?” link.

You will be taken to a page like the one below where you will be asked the following information in order retrieve your User ID:

  • First and Last Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Phone Number

After you have entered the information required, click “Get User ID” to retrieve your User ID.

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Forgot Password

If you don’t remember your FSSA Benefits Portal account password, click on the “Forgot password?” link.

You will be taken to a page like the one below where you will be asked the following information in order to reset your password:

  • User ID (Which is your email address)

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Indiana Food Stamps FAQ

Here are the most frequently asked questions about Food stamps benefits in Indiana.

Do I Qualify for Food Stamps?

To qualify for SNAP, applicants must meet both the financial and non-financial food stamps eligibility requirements.

Non-financial requirements include state residency, citizenship/alien status, work registration and cooperation with the IMPACT (job training) program.

Financial criteria include income and asset limits. For more on food stamps income and asset limits, click here.

What is the Income Limit for Indiana Food Stamps?

To be approved for SNAP benefits in Indiana, you have to meet two income limits: gross income and net income.

Gross income is your total income, before taxes or any deductions.

Net income is determined by subtracting certain allowable deductions from the gross income.

Below is the Indian food stamps income limit table.

Household Size Gross monthly income
(130 percent of poverty)
Net monthly income
(100 percent of poverty)
1 $1,354 $1,041
2 $1,832 $1,410
3 $2,311 $1,778
4 $2,790 $2,146
5 $3,269 $2,515
6 $3,748 $2,883
7 $4,227 $3,251
8 $4,705 $3,620
Each additional member ➕ $479 ➕ $369

Households with members who are elderly or disabled, as well as households that pass the gross income test, must also pass a net test to qualify.

Elderly households are those which contain members age 60 or older.

Disabled members are those who receive disability payments, such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI), veteran’s disability, or Medicaid as a blind or disabled individual.

When will I receive my food stamps benefits each month?

This table below shows the dates when food stamps benefits are deposited on a monthly basis.

It is based on the first letter of the recipient’s last name. The recipient is the person whose name appears on the front of the Hoosier Works (EBT) card.

If the First Letter of your Last Name is Benefits are deposited on the
A or B 5th of the month
C or D 7th of the month
E, F, or G 9th of the month
H or I 11th of the month
J, K, or L 13th of the month
M or N 15th of the month
O, P, Q, or R 17th of the month
S 19th of the month
T, U, or V 21st of the month
W, X, Y, or Z 23rd of the month

Where can I use food stamps?

Food stamps benefits are used like cash to buy eligible items at any store, supermarket, farmers market, or co-op approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Indiana uses an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) system to distribute SNAP benefits.

The Indiana EBT card, also called the Hoosier Works card is a plastic card that looks like a debit card or ATM cards.

It has a unique sixteen-digit account number, a magnetic stripe on the back and only works with a four-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN) selected by the food stamps recipient.

Indiana FSSA Benefits Portal Login Summary

We hope this article has been helpful logging into your Indiana FSSA Benefits Portal Account.

If you have any issues or need further assistance logging into your account, ask us in the comments section below.

You can also call the Indiana Division of Family Resources Home (DFR) Customer Service Center at 800-403-0864 or visit your nearest DFR office location.

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