JIC Release No. 35 - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Disaster-Recovery Waiver

Joint Information Center 
JIC Recovery Release No. 35
September 18, 2018 (2:30 p.m.)

PRESS RELEASE NO: 2018-078

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Disaster-Recovery Waiver

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS), Bureau of Economic Security (BES), announces that the BES is still waiting for further instructions from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) on how to implement the replacement procedures for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) families.  

The article published today, September 18, 2018 on the Guam Daily Post informed affected SNAP recipients that the FNS has approved the disaster-recovery waiver. 

SNAP recipients can call the BES at 735-7257 for more information.