2019 Food Stamp/ SNAP Advocacy Guide
An Advocate's Guide to the Food Stamp/ Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in Massachusetts
By Patricia Baker and Victoria Negus, January 2019 Edition
An indispensable handbook for all who need to know about the Food Stamp/SNAP program in Massachusetts. The Food Stamp/SNAP Guide has been updated to reflect significant changes in SNAP policy. Organized for quick reference, the Guide takes advocates step-by-step through the financial eligibility rules, household composition rules, immigrant eligibility, college student eligibility, the three month time limit and more. It also provides legal and technical information about the program, including detailed references to DTA state regulations and DTA procedural materials (such as DTA's new Online Guide, and federal USDA guidance). Guide includes a SNAP calculation worksheet and sample advocacy forms.