WAG 21-06-00: SNAP Employment & Training (SNAP E&T)

PM 21-06-00.

SNAP Employment & Training (SNAP E&T)


  1. Explains the SNAP E&T Program and components to customers. Any SNAP customer may volunteer for the program except those receiving TANF Cash.
  2. If the customer volunteers:
    • 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 Form IL444-5179 cannot be completed in its entirety, at a minimum, complete all sections of Page 1 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 best fits their needs. The signature is important because it gives consent to send the referral.
    • Explain to the customer that once the referral is received, the Office of Work Force Development or revised manual texta SNAP E&T Provider will follow-up with their participation in the program within 30 calendar days.
      • Note: If the volunteer is not in the office for the assessment, see WAG 21-06-02.
    • Email the completed Form IL444-5179 to the Office of Workforce Development through the respective email address below. revised 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. 
    • Enter in the subject line of the email: SNAP E&T Referral and the case number. Do not put a customer's name in the email.

3. SNAP E&T Provider:

  • If a customer is referred by the Office of Workforce Development, accepts the referral and completes the assessment in ISETS.  Engages customer in activity.
  • Completes reverse referral in ISETS.

4. FCRC, or the Office of Workforce Development or Provider:

  • Files a copy of all notices sent to the customer and all related SNAP E&T forms and information in the Electronic Case File (ECR) and ISETS.