Provides information on how states can request to implement or extend certain COVID-19 administrative flexibilities beginning on Jan. 1, 2022.
USDA is committed to providing nutrition assistance to hard-hit families across the country due to the coronavirus pandemic. In support of President Biden’s call to action on hunger, USDA announced that it is increasing the Pandemic EBT benefit by approximately 15 percent, providing more money for low-income families and millions of children missing meals due to school and child care closures.
FNS is releasing new guidance to assist states in the development of P-EBT plans for the summer of 2022.
Application of Bostock v. Clayton County to Program Discrimination Complaint Processing – Policy Update
The FNS Civil Rights Division issues this memorandum to provide direction to state agencies and program operators regarding processing program complaints that allege discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation in programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance from FNS.
This memo is addressed to TEFAP state agencies and provides final FY 2022 funding levels for TEFAP food and administrative grants under the full-year FY 2022 appropriations bill.
In the average month of 2019, an estimated 11.0 million people were eligible to receive benefits from WIC. Of that group, 6.3 million people participated in the program, meaning the share of eligible people who participated in WIC was 57 percent.
Child Nutrition Emergency Operational Costs Reimbursement Programs: State Agency Implementation Plan Template and Q&A Guidance
This memorandum announces the release of the state agency supplemental implementation plan templates for use in the Child Nutrition Emergency Operational Costs Reimbursement Programs.
The USDA food plans represent a healthy diet at four different cost levels. Each food plan specifies quantities of food and beverage categories that can be purchased and prepared to make healthy meals and snacks at home.
This memorandum and attached chart, Attachment A, provide 2022 caseload assignments for CSFP.
This memorandum provides guidance to state agencies on how to determine if an individual has good cause for not meeting the general work requirement in situations related to COVID-19 vaccination requirements and COVID-19 workplace safeguards.