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Resource | Info Sheets Broad-Based Categorical Eligibility (BBCE)

Broad-based categorical eligibility is a policy that makes most households categorically eligible for SNAP because they qualify for a non-cash TANF or state maintenance of effort funded benefit.

Resource | Fact Sheets Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP)

Through the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, FNS is able to quickly offer short-term food assistance benefits to families suffering in the wake of a disaster.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance Retailer Reminder: Dairy Stocking Requirements

SNAP retailers are required to keep certain staple food items in stock at all times. This retailer reminder details the dairy stocking requirements for SNAP retailers. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance Requisitos de almacenamiento para minoristas SNAP: LÁCTEOS

Los minoristas SNAP están obligados a mantener en existencia ciertos alimentos básicos en todo momento. Asegúrese de cumplir con los requisitos de existencias ANTES de solicitar la autorización SNAP. 

Resource | Fact Sheets SNAP-Ed Works

Evidence shows positive impact of SNAP-Ed.

Resource | Fact Sheets Veterans Receiving SNAP Benefits by State

USDA estimates that in 2019, there were 22,000 active duty service members in households that received SNAP. Another 213,000 members of the Reserves/National Guard lived in households that received SNAP.

Resource | Fact Sheets American Rescue Plan Fact Sheet

In good times and tough times, USDA’s nutrition assistance programs are among the most far-reaching, powerful tools available to ensure that all Americans, regardless of race, ethnicity, or background, have access to healthy, affordable food.

Resource | Fact Sheets FNS-101: Program Integrity

Stewardship of federal funds is a basic expectation of American taxpayers and is critical to the ongoing success of nutrition assistance programs. FNS continuously works to detect, prevent, and minimize errors and improper payments, as well as fraud, waste, or abuse. In this way, FNS preserves public trust, enhances partner relationships, and provides excellent customer service to program participants.

Resource | Fact Sheets FNS-101: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training (SNAP E&T)

SNAP E&T transforms lives of SNAP participants by connecting them to employment. It can help participants gain
the skills, training, and work experience needed to obtain and maintain regular employment. SNAP E&T includes participant assessments, case management, education and training activities, and supportive services.

Resource | Fact Sheets FNS-101: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed)

SNAP-Ed is an evidence-based program that promotes healthy food choices, obesity prevention, and physical activity. SNAP-Ed teaches participants about good nutrition and how to make their food dollars stretch further.

Page updated: October 14, 2021