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Resource | Guidance Documents Letter on Mandatory SNAP E&T

FNS has prepared a letter to each State Commissioner, along with an appendix of additional resources, detailing the federal requirements state SNAP agencies must meet to operate a mandatory SNAP Employment and Training (E&T) program. 

07/17/2024
Resource | Guidance Documents SNAP Corrective Action Plan State Requirements

To address deficiencies in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program administration, FNS regulations require state agencies to implement corrective action plans. This document covers corrective action planning procedures, requirements, and deadlines for state agency performance as indicated by quality control data.

07/11/2024
Resource | Guidance Documents Small Entity Compliance Guide

This guide informs small entities participating in child nutrition programs about the final rule, Child Nutrition Programs: Meal Patterns Consistent With the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and how to comply with it. This guide does not include any new requirements; it just summarizes existing guidance related to the final rule.

06/27/2024
Resource | Training and Outreach SNAP Keys to Application Processing Timeliness

This document provides guidance on the most important strategies or “Keys” to achieving and maintaining acceptable timeliness rates. It is a companion to the Keys to Payment Accuracy guide.

06/24/2024
Resource | Training and Outreach WIC Caseload Management and Cost Savings Strategies

The purpose of this letter is to summarize existing WIC caseload management policies and ensure WIC state agencies' share a common understanding of allowable caseload management strategies in the event the WIC program experiences funding constraints.

06/12/2024
Resource | Training and Outreach Disaster SNAP Guidance

Policy guidance, lessons learned, and toolkits to operate a successful D-SNAP program.

05/15/2024
Resource | Policy Notice of Supply Chain Disruption Declaration in Response to the Impact of Discontinued Production of Gerber Good Start Soy Powder Infant Formula

This letter serves as notice to all WIC state agencies that effective May 8, 2024, the Secretary of Agriculture has determined that a Supply Chain Disruption exists in WIC state agencies with Gerber infant formula contracts. The contracted infant formula manufacturer, Gerber, is discontinuing production of their contract brand soy-based powder infant formula, Gerber Good Start Soy.

05/09/2024
Resource | Policy Notice of Supply Chain Disruption Declaration in Response to the Impact of Limited Availability of Gerber Good Start SoothePro Powder Infant Formula

This letter serves as notice to all WIC state agencies that effective May 8, 2024, the Secretary of Agriculture has determined that a Supply Chain Disruption exists in WIC state agencies with Gerber infant formula contracts. The contracted infant formula manufacturer, Gerber, issued a letter on April 4, 2024, affirming a limited supply of their contract brand powder infant formula, Gerber Good Start SoothePro.

05/09/2024
Resource | Policy WIC FMNP and SFMNP FY 2022 Guidance Package

This guidance provides resources that state agencies may use when considering next steps and set forth instructions for submitting state plan amendments that involve operational changes such as electronic solution proposals and/or WIC FMNP waiver requests.

04/11/2024
Resource | Policy Memos WIC Policy Memorandum #2024-3: Implementing ABFA Requirements in WIC State Plans

Effective with the publication of the WIC Final Rule: Implementation of the Access to Baby Formula Act of 2022 and Related Provisions on Dec. 14, 2023, state agencies are now required to include a plan of alternate operating procedures, commonly referred to as a disaster plan, as part of their state plan.

WIC WPM 2024-3
02/27/2024
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