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ABAWD Question and Answers

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DATE: December 20, 2013
SUBJECT: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Questions and Answers on Able-Bodied Adult without Dependents (ABA WD) Policy
TO: Regional Directors
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
All Regions

Attached are questions posed by state agencies and Food and Nutrition Service responses that provide clarification on SNAP policy surrounding time-limited participation for ABAWDs.

Lizbeth Silbermann
Program Development Division


Page updated: December 31, 2021

The contents of this guidance document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. This document is intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.