Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2021-0033
SNAP – Emergency Allotments

FNS intends to issue updated SNAP – Emergency Allotments (EA) guidance to provide benefits to certain eligible households, including those receiving SNAP benefits at the statutory maximum, that were previously deemed ineligible for emergency allotments by USDA.

Resource | Webinars/Videos
2020 SNAP E&T National Forum: Closing Plenary and Q&A

Closing Plenary and Q&A with the Food and Nutrition Service

Resource | Webinars/Videos
2020 SNAP E&T National Forum: Opening and Welcome

Welcome message to the 2020 SNAP E&T National Forum

Resource | Webinars/Videos
Secretary Perdue Strengthens SNAP Employment and Training
Resource | Fact Sheets
Final Rule: Employment for Work-Capable Adults

In December 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) published a final rule entitled “Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): Requirements for Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents”. This action supports the Agency’s commitment to promoting employment by applying a common-sense policy to SNAP’s work-related program standards for able bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs).

Resource | Brochures
How Do I Apply for SNAP Benefits?

SNAP helps low-income people buy the food they need for good health. SNAP benefits are not cash. SNAP benefits are provided on an electronic card that is used like an ATM or bank card to buy food at most grocery stores. To get SNAP benefits, your income and other resources have to be under certain limits.

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0090
Employment and Training Resources Available to States

The SNAP Employment and Training program, administered by all 53 state agencies, helps participants gain the skills, training, or work experience they need to enter, reenter, or remain in the workforce. The program is flexible. State agencies can tailor services and supports to the needs of SNAP participants and the communities in which they live.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0059
SNAP - Fiscal Year 2020 Cost of Living Adjustments

This memorandum provides the FY 2020 Cost-of-Living Adjustments to the SNAP maximum allotments, income eligibility standards, and deductions. Under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, COLAs are effective as of Oct. 1, 2019.

Resource | Report
Farmers' Markets Accepting SNAP Benefits Nationwide

SNAP Authorized Farmers' Markets as of August 4, 2019.

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2019-0049
Q&As on SNAP E&T Provisions of the Farm Bill

The attached questions and answers are in response to changes made by Section 4005 of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, enacted on December 20, 2018, to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employment and Training program and certain Able-bodied Adults without Dependents work policies.