UpdatedSNAP Work Rules Rights and Responsibilities

SNAP Work Rules Script / ABAWD

Oral Communication of Work Registration and ABAWD

Policy Changes related to July 2021

ABAWD, Student Eligibility, and Work Registration Coding Examples

Examples of Coding with regards to ABAWD, Student Status, and Work Registration.

ABAWD Eligibility Requirements

ABAWD Eligibility Requirements are temporarily set aside The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) temporarily sets aside the time limit for Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD) participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This is to be  applied during the period of April 1, 2020, through the end of the month subsequent to the […]

ABAWD and Work Registration Screen Scenarios

ABAWD Scenarios

Work Registration: Overview

What is Work Registration?

ABAWD – Regained Y Months and Expedited Eligibility

All initial applications must be screened for expedited eligibility. If the client is also ABAWD (Able Bodied Adult without Dependents), expedited eligibility DOES NOT get ignored. If during the interview the client claims that: he/she does not meet any of the exemptions; has not worked at least 80 hours in any 30 day period since […]

ABAWD Exemptions

Younger than 18 or 50 years of age and older Client’s statement of birthdate is sufficient. The IMS system will check the date with Social Security Administration (SSA). A data exchange error will occur if SSA has a different birthdate. See Frequently Asked Questions Determined by the agency to be medically certified as physically or […]

Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD)

ABAWD – acronym used in SNAP that stands for able bodied adults without dependents. ABAWDs must be exempt from or comply with SNAP work requirements to be eligible to receive food benefits for longer than three months, consecutive or otherwise, during any 36-month period. Policy regarding ABAWD is located at: SNAP: 340:50-5-64.1. Work Opportunity Tax […]

WORK – EU Exemptions

What is the purpose of the EU exemption? The EU exemption exempts the parent from all TANF Work activities to allow for parental bonding and medical recovery for the birth mother. Please Note: The EU exemption has a lifetime limit that cannot exceed 12 months! Who is eligible for the EU exemption? A single custodial […]