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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0014

Clarification on SNAP Eligibility for Haitians granted Temporary Protected Status

Food and Nutrition Service has received multiple inquiries as to whether certain Haitian nationals granted Temporary Protected Status are eligible for SNAP benefits.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0005

Humanitarian Parole Policy for Certain Haitian Orphans

The purpose of this memo is to clarify SNAP eligibility for certain Haitian orphans.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0008

SNAP Household's Review of Information in Automated Systems (Revised)

This memorandum is an updating of our policies when a state agency electronically records information from on-line electronic applications and interactive applications.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0016

Use of Federal E&T Funds to Serve Individuals in State Programs Funded With TANF MOE Funds

The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify a situation that has arisen in which a state agency is using federal funds to provide Food Stamp Employment and Training (E&T) program services to individuals receiving cash assistance funded by expenditures of state funds that count toward meeting the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) maintenance–of–effort (MOE) requirements.

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2001-0001

Q&As on the Final Rule on Noncitizen, Eligibility and Certification Provisions of PRWORA - Second Section

This section of Q&As covers the Application form, Filing the Application Form, Interviews, Verification, Request For Contact and Shortening Certification Periods, Drug/Alcohol Treatment Programs, Transitional Benefits, Recertification, Aliens, Self-Employment, Shelter Expenses, and Extending Certification Periods.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1999-0013

Letter to Regions on Categorical Eligibility

This memo clarifies that any time all members of a household receive benefits under a program for needy families funded primarily through Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, whether cash or other benefits such as services, the TANF resource rules apply and thus an income eligible working family can both own a car and obtain food stamps.

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-1998-0008

Cumulative Questions and Answers on Certification and Work Issues in PRWORA

Cumulative Questions and Answers on Certification and Work Issues in PRWORA

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-1998-0007

Balanced Budget Act of 1977 - Q&As Set 2

Balanced Budget Act of 1977 (PL 105-33) Questions and Answers - Set 2

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-1998-0002

Cumulative PRWORA Q&As on Food Stamp Fraud, Disqualifications, and Recipient Claims

This file contains answers to questions to provisions of PRWORA generally concerned with intentional program violation (fraud)-related disqualifications and food stamp recipient claims. 

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-1997-0017

Work Supplementation or Support Guidance Q&As

The goal of work supplementation or support is to help move public assistance food stamp recipients into nonsubsidized jobs and promote self sufficiency.