The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Employment and Training (SNAP E&T) Program assists SNAP recipients in achieving their career goals by providing participants with a broad range of services focused on their interests and needs. The program is completely voluntary and participants receive reimbursements for eligible transportation, childcare, and other expenses related to participation. Loaner laptops are also available to eligible participants.
District residents participating in SNAP (formerly known as food stamps) and do not receive benefits through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program are eligible to participate in SNAP E&T. TANF program participants are eligible for work readiness and placement assistance through the Office of Work Opportunity (OWO) and may call (202) 698-1860 for more information on OWO services.
We encourage you to seek services any time you are interested. Please call our SNAP E&T office at (202) 535-1178 or e-mail us at [email protected] to get started. All services are currently being offered remotely due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency. Our staff is available to assist Monday through Friday from 8:15 AM to 4:45 PM.
For additional information on DHS modified operations during the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency, click here.
For additional information on SNAP benefits and application options, contact the Call Center at (202) 727-5355 or click here.
Services & Workshops
Services are provided through SNAP E&T and a network of 19 providers who offer online training options and actively recruit participants. The following services and workshops are currently open to SNAP E&T participants:
- SNAP E&T Service Providers: A wide range of occupational training, education, work readiness, job placement, and related services are available through our partner SNAP E&T Service Providers. To view the full list of providers and services available, click here.
- Webinar Workshops are offered each month for participants on topics such as interviewing, resume writing, and financial literacy. Please view the monthly workshop calendar to learn more about the scheduled workshop and registration information.