Able Bodied Adults without Dependents (ABAWDS) are a critical population among state SNAP E&T programs. States often have challenges identifying and engaging these individuals as they help them connect to valuable employment and training services that can lead to employment opportunities. Learn from states and providers who are finding ways to meet the needs of ABAWDS by building strong relationships in the community and providing targeted services.
- Kelly Tessitore, Jewish Vocational Services-Boston
- Philip Schuchert Jewish Vocational Services-Boston
- John Briscoe, Oregon Department of Human Services
- Corinna Adams, Washington State Department of Social and Health Services