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. The waiver allows these residents to continue to be eligible for SNAP and not be considered as a resident of an institution.  new manual textH.R. 6617, Further Additional Extending Government Funding Act 2022, extends the existing FNS waiver through March 11, 2022.
  • 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.