Food Stamp Act
About the Act
The Food Stamp Act authorizes the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget of needy families so they can purchase healthy food and move towards self-sufficiency.
Regulations and Guidance
- Download the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s SNAP - Clarification of Policies Barriers Facing Homeless Youth
- Download the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 10 Myths and Facts about SNAP for Homeless Persons