Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0060
ABAWD Time Limit Policy and Program Access Memo

This memorandum provides guidance to states in taking the balanced approach necessary to properly implement the SNAP time limit for able-bodied adults without dependents.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0034
Same Sex Marriage and SNAP Mandatory Household

This memorandum restates the FNS policy on the treatment of same-sex marriages with regard to Section 3(m)(2) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, as amended.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0028
SNAP Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents Q&As June 2015

Section 6(0) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 limits ABAWD eligibility for the SNAP to 3 months in any 36-month period, unless the individual meets the ABAWD work requirement or is otherwise exempt. FNS is providing the attached guidance in response to recent questions from state agencies concerning ABAWD policy.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0012
SNAP Online Applications Best Practices

As government agencies move more and more services onto the web, they sometimes struggle with the best ways to present information so that it is clear and easy to use for a range of clients. This guide can help state agencies create online SNAP applications using a client-centered approach.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0004
Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program

FNS has received several inquiries regarding the eligibility of participants in the Department of Homeland Security's new Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program for SNAP benefits.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0067
Preguntas y Respuestas sobre Elegibilidad Categórica y Vehículos

Preguntas y Respuestas sobre Elegibilidad Categórica y Vehículos

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0063
SNAP - Extension for Afghani Special Immigrants

FNS guidance of March 20, 2008 provided that the eligibility of Afghani Special Immigrants was in effect through Sept. 30, 2008 under PL 110-161, The Consolidated Appropriations Act  2008.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0057
SNAP - Policy Household Member's Name Differs from the Name Contained on the Earnings Statement Used to Verify Income

Policy Household Member's Name Differs from the Name Contained on the Earnings Statement Used to Verify Income. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0041
Cost-of-Living Adjustments of the Maximum Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Allotments

Cost-of-Living adjustments to the SNAP allotments, deductions, income eligibility standards for the 48 states, D.C., Guam, and the Virgin Islands.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0022
FSP – Guidance on Iraqi and Afghani Special Immigrants

In light of recent legislative changes, FNS is issuing the following new guidance on the eligibility of Iraqi and Afghani special immigrants. Due to these changes in legislation, Iraqis are now treated somewhat differently than Afghanis. Because FNS has updated its policy interpretation on how to treat these special immigrants, this new guidance supersedes our previous guidance on Iraqi and Afghani Special immigrants issued on Jan. 24, 2008.