PM 05-11-00: Supportive Living Facilities (SLFs)

WAG 05-11-00

Supportive Living Facilities (SLFs)

  • A Supportive Living Facility (SLF) PM 20-08-02 must be certified by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services.
  • To qualify for SNAP benefits, a resident must be residing in a SLF covered under the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) waiver that protects the status quo of residents who were already receiving SNAP at the time of the waiver approval. revised manual textThese residents are not considered residents of an institution and continue to be qualify for SNAP due to an additional extension of the FNS waiver. Federal legislation, H.J. Res. 75, 117th Cong. (2022) (enacted) signed into law March 11, 2022, amended Section 106(3) of the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2022 (Division A of Pub. L. 117-43) and extended the limitation clause in Section 9(i)(2) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 from March 11, 2022, to March 15, 2022. At this time, the FNS waiver approval was extended from March 11, 2022 to March 15, 2022. The Omnibus Appropriations Bill, signed into law on March 15, 2022, provides for another extension of the FNS waiver approval and allows residents living in SLF facilities in WAG 04-05-04 to continue to qualify for SNAP participation through December 31, 2022. The resident must still meet all eligibility factors. See PM 05-11-02-a, WAG 05-11-02-a, PM 20-08-02
  • See WAG 04-05-04 for the list of SLFs covered under the FNS waiver for SNAP participation. The resident must still meet all other eligibility factors using the following special rules in the sections below.