Participation in Food and Nutrition Programs (FNS) involves an approval and verification process. Household eligibility forms and letters, family size/income guidelines, instructions and question-and-answer documents are available to assist in determining eligibility for participation, This includes tier eligibility of providers and/or enrolled children. Enrollment documents are also available.
The tier eligibility map can help determine a provider’s location and potential rate of reimbursement (tier eligibility).
U.S. Department of Agriculture Memos
Links to key USDA memos on Household Income Statements are provided below. See the USDA Policy page for a complete set of USDA memos for the Child and Adult Care Food Program.