USDA Continues to Move SNAP Participants Forward

Final Rule increases opportunities for SNAP participants to gain employment

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture this week announced a final rule enhancing employment and training opportunities for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants.

SNAP participants have exclusive access to training and support services to help them enter or move up in the workforce through state SNAP Employment and Training (E&T) programs. The final rule makes a wide range of enhancements to these services to empower more SNAP participants to gain the skills, training, or work experience they need to move forward and into work.

“USDA has a long-standing commitment to increasing opportunities for SNAP participants to move towards and into employment. This rule continues USDA’s efforts to connect more SNAP households with the dignity and hope that work provides,” said USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services Brandon Lipps.

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