Resource | Policy Memos | FD-076
Categorical Eligibility

This memorandum provides clarification regarding households determined to be categorically eligible for FDPIR in accordance with provisions at sections 4300-4320 of Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Handbook 501.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-135
Revised Policy on Certification Periods for Zero Income Households

This memorandum provides revised policy guidance on certification periods pertaining to zero income households in FDPIR. FNS Handbook 501 provides that households who report zero income month after month must be asked as to how they sustain themselves and other household members. The information provided by the household must be documented in the case file. Per prior policy, households reporting zero income were generally assigned a one- to two- month certification period.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-132
Questions and Answers Related to the FDPIR: Income Deductions and Resource Eligibility Final Rule

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide questions and answers to help Indian Tribal Organizations (ITOs) and State agencies (SAs) implement provisions of the final rule: Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations: Income Deductions & Resource Eligibility (78 FR 52827).

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-094
Cancellation of Policy Memoranda FD-063, Household Eligibility Determinations for Disaster or Emergency Evacuees Residing with a Host Family, and FD-072, FDPIR Households Displaced During a Disaster

Policy Memoranda FD-063, Household Eligibility Determinations for Disaster or Emergency Evacuees Residing with a Host Family (dated December 4, 2006), and FD-072, FDPIR Households Displaced During a Disaster (dated February 19, 2008), are cancelled. The guidance provided by these Policy Memoranda has been consolidated and clarified in Policy Memorandum FD-093, Questions and Answers about Disaster Policies and Procedures.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-075
Income Exclusion for Payments under Public Law 101-426, Radiation Exposure Compensation Act

This memorandum provides clarification regarding payments made to individuals under Public Law 101-426, the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act, as amended. Those payments shall not be counted as income or resources for the purpose of determining eligibility for participation in FDPIR.

Resource | Policy Memos
National Flood Insurance Program Payments

This memorandum provides guidance to State agencies regarding the treatment of National Flood Insurance Payments in determining the eligibility of households for participation in FDPIR, CSFP, or TEFAP.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-034
FDPIR – Eligibility of Native Hawaiians

FD-034: Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)