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SNAP E&T Orientation

Mandatory – ABAWDs

Mandatory work registrants at least 18 but less than 50 years of age without dependents are classified as ABAWDs. (Able Body Adults Without Dependents).

  • Receives only 3 months of SNAP benefits in a 36 month period, unless:
    • Employed at least 20 hours per week; or
    • *Successfully participating in SNAP E&T (or other allowable services such as WIOA or TAA)

*Successful participation means the recipient is participating in E&T only, or is co-enrolled in SNAP E&T and WIOA or TAA for a minimum of 30 hours weekly. Failure results in denial or reduction of SNAP benefits.