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Resource | Factsheets Do's and Don'ts for Site Supervisors

This fact sheets was designed to help summer sponsors and site supervisors easily comply with program requirements.

03/30/2019
Resource | Factsheets Como Participar en Comidas de Verano

El Programa de Servicio de Alimentos de Verano (SFSP) del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos, también conocido como el Programa de Verano, brinda a los niños y adolescentes en las áreas de bajos ingresos, comidas gratis cuando no hay escuela. 

03/30/2019
Resource | Factsheets How to Participate in Summer Meals

This fact sheet (in English or Spanish) provides information about how SFSP works and what you can do to participate in summer meals.

03/30/2019
Resource | Factsheets Special Milk Program Factsheet

The Special Milk Program provides milk to children in schools, child care institutions and eligible camps that do not participate in other federal child nutrition meal service programs. The program reimburses schools and institutions for the milk they serve. In 2011, 3,848 schools and residential child care institutions participated, along with 782 summer camps and 527 non‐residential child care institutions. Schools in the National School Lunch or School Breakfast Programs may also participate in the Special Milk Program to provide milk to children in half‐day pre‐kindergarten and kindergarten programs where children do not have access to the school meal programs.

03/20/2019
Resource | Factsheets National School Lunch Program Factsheet

The National School Lunch Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or no-cost lunches to children each school day. The program was established under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act, signed into law by President Harry Truman in 1946.

03/20/2019
Resource | Technical Assistance USDA Foods in Schools Product Information Sheets

Categorized by food type, the USDA Foods Product Information Sheets describe the items expected to be available for schools and institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program, the National School Lunch Program, the Summer Food Service Program, and other child nutrition programs.

03/04/2019
Resource | Factsheets Regulatory Reform at a Glance Proposed Rule: SNAP Requirements for ABAWDs

In December 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) published a proposed rule entitled “Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): Requirements for Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents”. This action supports the Agency’s commitment to self-sufficiency by more broadly applying SNAP’s work-related program standards for able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs).

12/20/2018
Resource | Factsheets Infant Formula and Food Provided to Disaster Survivors

In the event of a Presidential Disaster Declaration, FNS can procure and provide an emergency supply of infant formula and food to supplement a state’s or FEMA's disaster feeding efforts.

10/01/2018
Resource | Factsheets SNAP EBT Factsheet for New Retailers

-- How do people use SNAP benefits to buy food in my store?
-- How do I get POS equipment for my store?
-- If I am eligible and choose the state-supplied POS device, when will I get my equipment?
-- Who can I call if I have other questions?

07/16/2018
Resource | Factsheets SNAP Fraud Framework

States have long served as incubators for testing strategies to help prevent program fraud. Based on an FNS partnership with 10 states, the "SNAP Fraud Framework" combines innovations in the use of analytics with concepts and practices from industry in order to more effectively detect potential fraud and improve administration and oversight.

07/13/2018
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