Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0010
SNAP E&T Letter to State Commissioners

Our team at 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 | 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-2019-0060
SNAP FY 2020 Federal Target Management Evaluations

FNS is targeting the SNAP Management Evaluations for Fiscal Year 2020.

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.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0031
Delivering SNAP Employment and Training Program 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.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2018-0020
Clarifications on Work Requirements, ABAWDs, and E&T

The Office of lnspector General's (OIG) 2016 Audit Report, Food and Nutrition Service Controls over SNAP Benefits for Able Bodied Adults without Dependents (ABAWD), recommended that the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) perform analysis to identify problematic areas for states in terms of ABAWD policy and then provide states with additional best practices to address those areas. FNS has performed the recommended analysis and has determined that states and other stakeholders would benefit most from additional guidance in two general areas: ABAWD policy's interaction with other SNAP work-related policies and "tracking" participation for ABAWDs.

Resource | Webinars/Videos
Better Jobs and Increased Incomes: Integrating SNAP E&T into Career Pathway Programs

This webinar focused on how career pathways can help SNAP participants upgrade their skills and advance to higher paying jobs by completing training and obtaining credentials in industries with strong employment opportunities. Webinar participants learned how SNAP E&T can integrate with career pathways programs to create expanded opportunities for SNAP participants, leverage other funding, and fill service gaps to increase impact. Participants heard from specific communities on how they have integrated SNAP E&T with career pathways to create opportunities for participants to obtain better jobs and increase earnings.

Resource | Webinars/Videos
SNAP E&T Outcome Reporting Requirements Webinar

This webinar was hosted by FNS on August 23, 2017 to highlight some of the clarifications provided through the second round of Q&A’s released in May 2017, such as the suggested report template, national measures and component completion measures. In addition, the webinar featured speakers from the Department of Labor, Office of Unemployment Insurance who spoke on the allowable use of employment and wage information from the Unemployment Insurance system.