USDA and SSA Collaborate To Improve Nutrition Security Through SNAP

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced a strengthened partnership to help comment Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. USDA and SSA’s new joint agreement, or memorandum of understanding, will improve efficiency, helping to advance food and nutrition security and reduce the hurdles families face to obtain the government assistance they need. SSA continues its commitment to help people access SNAP benefits in two critical ways. SSA employees notify SSI applicants and recipients of their eligibility for SNAP. And, when everyone in a household is … Continue reading