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Resource | Policy Memos SNAP FY 2024 Cost-of-Living Adjustments

This memorandum provides the FY 2024 Cost-of-Living Adjustments to the SNAP maximum allotments, income eligibility standards, and deductions. Under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, COLAs are effective as of Oct. 1, 2023.

Resource | Policy Memos Updated Guidance for Improving State Agency Application Processing Timeliness Rates: Standardizing the Escalation Process

The purpose of this memorandum is to advise state agencies on the steps the Food and Nutrition Service will take to monitor and engage state agencies with poor SNAP initial application processing timeliness rates.

Resource | Policy Memos Guidance for Submitting Amendments to TEFAP State Plans per 7 CFR 251.6

This memorandum provides guidance to TEFAP state agencies on how to submit proposed amendments to their TEFAP state plans as discussed in existing regulations.

Resource | Guidance Documents SNAP E&T State Plan Handbook

The SNAP E&T Plan Handbook provides guidance to state agencies administering and operating the SNAP E&T program on how to prepare and submit their annual plan to FNS for approval.

Resource | Policy Memos SNAP – Clarifications for Using information from Third Party Income Databases

This memorandum addresses confusion from the Aug. 21, 2019, memorandum Information from Third Party Payroll Sources, clarifying how information from third party payroll databases may be used for SNAP certification and quality control purposes.

Resource | Policy Memos SNAP Use of Information Received from Other Public Assistance Programs

This guidance clarifies how the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program may use information it receives from other public assistance programs that are part of the same state agency.

Resource | Policy Memos Implementation of Summer EBT in 2024 by WIC Indian Tribal Organizations

This memorandum provides information to assist Indian Tribal Organizations (ITO) in preparing to implement Summer EBT.

SEBT 02-2023
Resource | Policy Memos SNAP Provisions in the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023

On June 3, 2023, the President signed into law the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023. This memo describes the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program provisions of that Act.

Resource | Policy Memos SNAP – Noticing Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents before Reinstating the Time Limit

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act suspended the time limit and work requirement for able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs) until July 1, 2023. This memorandum discusses requirements for state agencies related to notifying households about the ABAWD time limit and work requirement before ABAWDs become subject to the time limit again.

Resource | Policy Memos Initial Site Visits in the Summer Food Service Program

This guidance memo addresses sponsors’ monitoring requirements of its sites and food service operations in the SFSP. This guidance applies to sponsors’ management responsibilities of conducting initial site visits and full reviews of food service, including visits of non-congregate rural meal sites.

SFSP 10-2023
Page updated: October 14, 2021