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ISSUE DATE: 12/2018

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Participation in SNAP E&T is voluntary for all SNAP recipients. Referrals to Workforce One for enrollment in SNAP E&T are sent for all time-limited ABAWDs subject to the work requirements when eligibility is approved.

The following people are exempt from the work and time limit provisions:

People exempt from SNAP work registration under 0028.06.12 (Who Is Exempt From SNAP Work Registration).

Participants of any of the following cash assistance programs:


Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP).


Diversionary Work Program (DWP). See 0028.06.03 (Who Must Participate in Empl. Services/SNAP E&T).


Minnesota Supplemental Aid (MSA).


Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA). For exceptions when RCA participants should be referred to SNAP E&T, see 0030.12 (Refugee Employment Services).


General Assistance (GA).

People under age 18.

People age 50 or older.

Participants who are residing in a unit with a unit member under the age of 18, even if the unit member is not eligible for SNAP.

The following people are waived from the work and time limit provisions:

People who reside on an ABAWD waived reservation or reside in an ABAWD waived county. 0011.24 (Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents), TEMP Manual TE02.05.68 (ABAWD SNAP E&T Waived Reservations), TE02.05.69 (ABAWD SNAP E&T Waived Counties).

Redetermine the client's exemption status at least annually.

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