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ERIC Number: ED561727
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Mar
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Lower-Basch, Elizabeth
Center for Law and Social Policy, Inc. (CLASP)
This document provides an overview of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training (SNAP E&T). SNAP E&T is a funding source that allows states to provide employment and training and related supportive services to individuals receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) benefits. These services are intended to assist recipients in gaining skills, training, work, or experience that will increase their employment and earnings, and reduce their need for SNAP. This overview discusses the following regarding SNAP E&T: (1) eligibility and targeting; (2) funding; (3) examples of "third-party match programs"; (4) participation requirements; (5) SNAP pilots; and (6) program limitations.
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families