The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment & Training (SNAP E&T) program promotes long-term self-sufficiency and independence by preparing SNAP recipients for employment through work-related education and training activities.
The goal of SNAP E&T is to assist recipients in obtaining employment, including provision of work opportunities for 18- to 50-year-old Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWDs) through participation in work programs and education and training activities.
Workforce Solutions South Plains administer services that assist SNAP recipients who are not receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits. Services include the following:
The Noncustodial Parent (NCP) Choices program targets low-income unemployed or underemployed noncustodial parents who are behind on their child support payments and whose children are current or former recipients of public assistance.
The goal of the program is to help noncustodial parents overcome substantial barriers to employment and career advancement while becoming economically self-sufficient and making consistent child support payments.
The services provided to noncustodial parents mirror the services provided to TANF recipients under Texas’ Choices program. The services emphasize Work First, providing job referrals and job search assistance, and include:
The Choices program assists applicants, recipients, non-recipient parents, and former recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cash assistance to transition from welfare to work through participation in work-related activities, including job search and job readiness classes, basic skills training, education, vocational training, and support services.
The Choices program provides services to two populations: