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Do I Qualify

Fence Build Eligibility Requirements

Voices of Chance Animal League (VOCAL) fence build recipients are required to meet the following criteria to be eligible to receive a free fenced area:

Household income must not exceed 125% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines for the current year, or the household must be eligible for one or more Economic Self-Sufficiency Programs from the State of Florida that includes, Food Assistance (SNAP), Temporary Cash Assistance or Medicaid.

2017 Federal Poverty Guidelines – 125%
Persons in Family/Household Guideline Limit
1 $15,075
2 $20,300
3 $25,525
4 $30,750
5 $35,975
6 $41,200
7 $46,425
8 $51,650
For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,180 for each additional person.

Proof of Eligibility

  • Proof of earned and unearned income for each household member
    • Last four weeks of check stubs from employer
    • Notices from Social Security or Veteran’s Administration
    • Notices from Florida Reemployment Assistance Program (formerly known as Unemployment)
  • Proof of eligibility for one or more Economic Self-Sufficiency Programs from the State of Florida that includes, Food Assistance (SNAP), Temporary Cash Assistance or Medicaid*
    • Department of Children and Families Notice of Case Action
      • Dated within the last year for showing Medicaid eligibility
      • Dated within the last six months showing Food Assistance (SNAP) eligibility
      • Dated within the last three months showing Temporary Cash Assistance
    • Department of Children and Families ACCESS account screenshot showing open/eligible for one of the above programs for the current date

    *NOTE: A Medicaid Gold Card or EBT card will not meet proof eligibility

*If your household is experiencing hardship, you may request a hardship exemption from the above guidelines here. (Where the word here is, can we put the link to the form) Voices of Chance Animal League (VOCAL) reserves the right to accept, deny, and/or approve hardship exemptions based on current funding, waitlists and other organization obligations.

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