WAG 21-06-01: Participation

PM 21-06-01

  • A SNAP customer's participation in SNAP E&T is voluntary for the entire State. The counties listed below have a SNAP E&T Provider. For counties without a SNAP E&T Provider, the Office of Workforce Development is responsible for managing SNAP E&T participation.
  • To refer volunteers to the Office of Workforce Development, the FCRC worker must:
    • revised manual textComplete Form IL444-5179, SNAP Employment and Training Referral Assessment (Referrals from FCRC to the Office of Workforce Development), with the volunteer's input. If unable to complete the entire form, at a minimum, all sections of Page 1 should be completed and both the volunteer and worker should sign on Page 4. Explain the importance of completing Page 1 as the information obtained will be used to determine the appropriate SNAP E&T Provider and other services that the volunteer may need. The signature is important because it gives consent to send the referral. 
    • Email the completed Form IL444-5179 to the Office of Workforce Development through the respective email address below. new manual textIndicate in the email if the volunteer has a specific Provider they would like to work with. Document in Case Comments which member in the SNAP household volunteered and the completion of the referral.
      • Note: If the volunteer is not in the office to complete the assessment, see WAG 21-06-02.

Region 1

Cook

Region 2

Kankakee/Iroquois

Lake

Winnebago/Boone

Region 4

Adams/Pike

Brown/Schuyler

Sangamon

Region 5

Franklin/Hamilton

Jackson

Jefferson/Washington/Wayne

Marion/Clinton/Fayette

Massac

Perry

Saline/Gallatin

St. Clair

Williamson

Office of Workforce Development or FCRC or SNAP E&T Provider:

  • Authorizes supportive services and job retention payments to the SNAP E&T customer. See WAG 21-06-11 for supportive services.

Note: The FCRC should only issue supportive services if they cannot be issued by the servicing Provider, revised manual textsuch as a bus pass to attend the initial meeting with the Provider.