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Resource | Technical Assistance

SNAP Employment and Training Letters

Letters in regards to the SNAP Employment and Training program. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Replacing Stolen SNAP Benefits: State Plan Approvals

Congress passed a law in late 2022 to help SNAP participants who are victims of card skimming, cloning and other similar methods. To implement this new law, states are working quickly to develop and implement processes to help people whose SNAP benefits were stolen seek and obtain relief. FNS will list plans on this page as they are approved

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

USDA and DOL Partner to Support ABAWDs as the PHE Ends

U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service and U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration partner to support able-bodied adults without dependents through the public workforce system as the Public Health Emergency ends.

Resource | Waivers

Connecticut: COVID-19 Waivers & Flexibilities

USDA intends to use all available program flexibilities and contingencies to serve our program participants across our 15 nutrition programs. We have already begun to issue waivers to ease program operations and protect the health of participants.

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Find Meals for Kids When Schools are Closed

FNS launched an online tool – the “Meals 4 Kids” Site Finder – to support children while schools are closed for the summer. Families can use this interactive map, in English and Spanish, to get directions, hours of operation and contact information.

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Encuentre comidas para sus niños cuando las escuelas estén cerradas

Para asegurar que los estudiantes que cuentan con almuerzos a precios reducidos o gratuitos en sus escuelas puedan continuar recibiendo la nutrición que necesitan, el Departamento de Agricultura de EE.UU. Las familias pueden usar este herramienta para encontrar la dirección de los sitios cercanos y las horas de operación e información de contacto. 

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CACFP in Emergency Shelters

CACFP is a food program that helps emergency shelters serve healthy meals to children and young people experiencing homelessness. CACFP meals help ensure equitable access to nutritious food for better health.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Using Ounce Equivalents for Grains in CACFP

These worksheets can be used to empower CACFP providers and operators with the knowledge, skills and expertise to implement CACFP meal pattern requirements.

Resource | Policy | Food Security

Initial Guidance for State Implementation of Summer EBT in 2024

The Consolidated Appropriations Act 2023 authorized a permanent, nationwide Summer EBT program beginning in 2024. The Act requires FNS to promulgate interim regulations within a year of the Act’s enactment. Interim regulations are effective upon publication and FNS will accept comments on the interim rule to inform subsequent rulemakings. 

SEBT 01-2023