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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance SFSP Site Supervisor's Guide

A smoothly run site for the Summer Food Service Program for children is something that every sponsor and site staff hopes to achieve.

05/17/2023
Resource | Guidance Documents SFSP State Agency Monitor Guide

This guidance is designed to give you, as a monitor for a program sponsor, a working knowledge of the SFSP, and your duties and responsibilities as the sponsor's representative.

05/16/2023
Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance SFSP Sponsor Monitor's Guide

This guidance is designed to give you, as a monitor for a program sponsor, a working knowledge of the SFSP and your duties and responsibilities as the sponsor’s representative.

05/16/2023
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0024 Revised Prototype Free and Reduced Price Application for SY 2017-2018

Attached to this memorandum, please find a revised edition of the Prototype Application for Free and Reduced Price School Meals, with an accompanying instructions document. These materials may be adapted for direct use by state and local agencies, or as a reference for designing an effective application packet that meets all statutory and regulatory requirements. 

SP28-2017
05/11/2023
Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance Crediting Handbook for CACFP

The Crediting Handbook for the Child and Adult Care Food Program reflects the updated CACFP meal pattern requirements, which became effective October 2017.

FNS-425
05/08/2023
Resource | Policy WIC Policy Memorandum #2023-5: Data Sharing to Improve Outreach and Streamline Certification in WIC

This policy memorandum provides guidance on data sharing activities that support targeted outreach and streamlined certification processes aimed at increasing WIC participation and retention. It expresses USDA FNS support of data sharing, provides an overview of data sharing relevant to WIC, summarizes WIC program guidance on sharing confidential WIC participant data, and lays the groundwork for future guidance and resources to help WIC state agencies expand outreach and streamline the
certification process.

WPM 2023-5
04/25/2023
Resource | Policy Memos Use of Virtual D-SNAP Operations Reminders and Updates

This memo reiterates and extends the guidance, “Use of Virtual Disaster SNAP (D-SNAP) Operations in Remainder of Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 and FY 2022,” issued on Aug. 2, 2021. This memo provides lessons learned and best practices for D-SNAP operations with virtual components.

04/13/2023
Resource | Policy Memos D-SNAP Policy Clarifications for Traditional and Virtual Operations

State agencies have faced unprecedented challenges during the last two fiscal years while operating a D-SNAP with a virtual component. This memo clarifies the following D-SNAP policies for virtual, hybrid or in person environments: food loss alone for D-SNAP eligibility, 72-hour timeliness requirement and needs assessment.

04/13/2023
Resource | Policy Memos Updates to Paper-Based Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) and Cuban Haitian Entrants

This memo clarifies processes to reflect system updates for state agencies pursuing additional verification through the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements program that have caused an area of SNAP regulations to become outdated and no longer applicable. This memo also explains how to request information on SNAP applicants who are claiming Cuban-Haitian Entrant designation.

04/11/2023
Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2019-0056 WIC Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 are eligible. They must meet income guidelines, a state residency requirement, and be individually determined to be at "nutritional risk" by a health professional.

04/04/2023
Page updated: October 14, 2021