Resource | Notices | FNS-GD-2013-0035
Special Disaster Rules for Accepting SNAP EBT Benefits for Hot Food Purchases

Due to Hurricane Sandy, and effective immediately, retail food stores licensed by the Food and Nutrition Service to accept SNAP benefits in the following counties may accept SNAP benefits in exchange for HOT foods and foods intended to be consumed on retailer premises:

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0022
Special Disaster Rules for Accepting SNAP EBT Benefits for Hot Food Purchases

Due to Hurricane Sandy, and effective immediately, retail food stores licensed by the Food and Nutrition Service to accept SNAP benefits in the following counties may accept SNAP benefits in exchange for HOT foods and foods intended to be consumed on retailer premises.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0014
Special Disaster Rules for Accepting SNAP EBT Benefits for Hot Food Purchases

Due to Hurricane Sandy, and effective immediately, retail food stores licensed by the Food and Nutrition Service to accept SNAP benefits in the following counties may accept SNAP benefits in exchange for HOT foods and foods intended to be consumed on retailer premises:

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0002
Guide to Serving ABAWDS Subject to Time-limited Participation

A guide on serving Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents (ABAWDs).

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0059
Data Exchange between the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) for Direct Certification with SNAP

This memo is to inform you of recent changes related to data exchanges for the purposes of direct certification for NSLP with SNAP. Please share this information with Stateagencies administering SNAP and continue to encourage them to fully cooperate with their NSLP counterparts to improve the direct certification of children in SNAP households.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0025
SNAP Policy Guidance Q&As - FY 2012 Negative Review Procedures

This memorandum addresses certain questions arising from FNS publication of new negative action quality control procedures. On June 11, 2010, FNS published in final the rule entitled "Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Quality Control Provisions of Title IV of PL 107-171." The rules affecting negative action quality control reviews were to be implemented effective Oct. 1, 2011.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0065
SNAP- Able Bodied Adults without Dependents Waivers for Fiscal Year 2014

This memo provides the list of states that are eligible to waive SNAP participation time limits for Able Bodied Adults without Dependents (ABAWDs) for FY 2014. Under SNAP regulations at 7 CFR 273.24(f)(2), a state can qualify for a 12-month statewide ABA WD waiver if the Department of Labor (DOL) Unemployment Insurance Service determines that it qualifies for extended unemployment benefits.

Resource | Webinars/Videos
SNAP Federal Disability Requirements Webinar

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (504) requires a wide range of reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities. How do these laws apply to the administration of SNAP, particularly in light of trends in the administration of SNAP (e.g., move towards call centers, online applications, etc.) and changes in the ADA? This webinar will provide you the opportunity to learn about ADA/504 compliance as it relates to the administration of SNAP.

Resource | Technical Assistance
Reminder to Store Owners - SNAP Training Expectations

Reminder for retailers on SNAP training expectations, and of the available materials and resources to assist you in ensuring that your employees are following the rules.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0029
Promising Practices

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is compiling promising practices to assist states, local agencies, community and faith-based organizations, and others to share their best ideas.