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.