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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Employment and Training Program (SNAP E&T)

Program Overview

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) that 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.

Contact Us

We encourage you to seek SNAP E&T services any time you are interested. Please call our office at (202) 535-1178 or e-mail us at [email protected] to get started. Services are currently being offered both in-person and remotely. Our staff is available to assist Monday through Friday from 8:15 AM to 4:45 PM. 

For additional information on SNAP benefits and application options, click here or contact the Call Center at (202) 727-5355.

Services & Workshops

Services are provided through SNAP E&T and a network of 21 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, as well as individualized coaching sessions on these topics. Please contact our team to learn more and participate. 
  • Interested in Partnering with SNAP E&T? If your organization is interested in becoming a SNAP E&T partner, click here for more information.