Resource | Proposed Rule
Employment and Training Opportunities in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

The proposed rule would implement the changes made by section 4005 of The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (the Act) to SNAP pertaining to the Employment and Training program and aspects of the work requirement for able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs). In general, these changes are related to strengthening the SNAP E&T program, adding workforce partnerships as a way for SNAP participants to meet their work requirements, and modifying the work requirement for ABAWDs.

Resource | Policy Memos
SNAP E&T Letter to State Commissioners

Our team at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been relentless in notifying, educating, and equipping you to engage more SNAP participants as they transition to work. Some of you have been proactive leaders in improving your E&T program. However, not all states have taken action. Today, I call on you to leverage the opportunity afforded to us by the longest economic expansion in U.S. history to get to work on getting people to work.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
2014 Farm Bill Pilot Projects

The 2014 Farm Bill authorized up to $200 million for the development, implementation, and evaluation of up to 10 pilot projects designed to reduce dependency and increase work effort under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. These pilots will give USDA and states the opportunity to build on existing SNAP E&T programs and test new strategies to determine the most effective ways to help SNAP recipients gain and retain employment that leads to self-sufficiency.

Resource | Policy Memos
Employment and Training Resources Available to States

The SNAP Employment and Training (E&T) 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. State agencies can, and should partner with other state and federal workforce programs to offer a continuum of services that help low-income Americans work toward self-sufficiency.

Resource | FAQs/Q&As
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 of2018 (the Act) (P.L. 115-334), 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. Please forward the attached memorandum to your State commissioners.

Resource | Comment Request
Comment Request - Employment and Training Performance Measurement, Monitoring and Reporting Requirements

In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. This collection is an extension, without change, of a currently approved collection for annual outcome data for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employment and Training (E&T) programs, as mandated by Section 16(h)(5) of the Food and Nutrition Act (FNA) and as amended by section 4022 of the Agricultural Act of 2014.

Resource | Comment Request
Information Collection Activities: The Role of Job Search as a SNAP Employment and Training (E&T) Component

In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection for The Role of Job Search as a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training (E&T) Component. This is a new information collection.

Resource | Policy Memos
Delivering SNAP Employment and Training Program (E&T) Components through the Statewide Workforce Development System

This memorandum is pursuant to the President's Executive Order, Reducing Poverty in America by Promoting Opportunity and Economic Mobility, which instructed the Department to review regulations and guidance documents to ensure they are consistent with promoting economic opportunity and ensuring the most efficient use of taxpayer funds.

Resource | Webinars/Videos
SNAP E&T In Action: Self-Sufficiency

SNAP E&T Success Stories is a four-part series that highlights successful outcomes from SNAP E&T program participants. This video features participants who are working toward economic self-sufficiency through the SNAP E&T program. For more information about SNAP E&T, visit www.fns.usda.gov.