Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
SNAP Outreach

Through its outreach efforts, FNS works with state and local agencies, advocates, employers, community and faith-based organizations, and others to reach out to eligible low-income people who are not currently participating in SNAP to share information about the nutrition benefits of SNAP to help them make an informed participation decision.

Resource | Flyers
Building for the Future

This is a flyer for the Child and Adult Care Food Program; meals served by CACFP must meet nutrition requirements established by the USDA.

Resource | Forms
FPRS Form Access Request

Form FNS-674 is used to request access to the Food Program Reporting System (FRPRS).  Form FNS-674A is then used to request permission to multiple programs and forms. 

FNS-674A
Resource | Technical Assistance
Feeding Infants in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

This is a training tool for CACFP operators with infants discusses the infant meal pattern, developmental readiness, hunger and fullness signs, handling  breastmilk and infant formula, solid foods, what is creditable, and more.

Resource | Product Information
USDA Foods Available List for CSFP 2021

USDA Foods Available List for The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) 2021. 

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2019-0024
Shipment and Receipt of USDA Foods

This instruction establishes the general standards and procedures that the state distributing agency, Indian Tribal Organization, or other consignee must follow in receiving shipments of USDA Foods, and conveys established responsibilities for other entities such as USDA Foods vendors and carriers.

FNS Instruction 709-5
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0029
Management of Donated Food Inventories at Processors

This memorandum addresses inventory limitations and requirements that USDA Foods processors must follow when manufacturing processed end products for use in child nutrition programs.

FD-064
Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Demonstration Projects to End Childhood Hunger

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA) of 2010, under Section 141, added a new Section 23 on Childhood Hunger Research to the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act. This section provides substantial new mandatory funding to research the causes and consequences of childhood hunger and to test innovative strategies to end child hunger and food insecurity.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0067
United States Citizenship and Immigration Service Restated its Longstanding Policy Regarding Public Charge

Letters to various Directors of Human Services with attached Public Charge fact sheet.

Resource | Presentations
WIC Breastfeeding Award of Excellence Awardees

Each year the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) announces the Loving Support Award of Excellence program.