SNAP Employment & Training Requirements
Florida’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), often referred to as Food Stamps, requires that all Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents (ABAWDS), age 18-49, must participate in the SNAP Employment & Training (E&T) program. Read these Frequently Asked Questions for more information about SNAP and the ABAWD status.
The goal of the SNAP E&T program is to help unemployed recipients of food assistance benefits find work. CareerSource Northeast Florida oversees the SNAP E&T program in Duval, St. Johns, Putnam, Baker, Clay and Nassau Counties in partnership with Florida’s Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO).
Once you have been referred to the SNAP E&T program, you must complete the following steps to maintain eligibility for food stamp assistance.
Step 1: If you have not already completed the online assessment on the One-Stop Service Tracking Center (OSST Client Website) click on this link to complete the assessment: https://osstclient.deo.myflorida.com/
Step 2: Complete the Online Orientation by clicking on this link to review a short video and submit information – Complete within 7 calendar days of receiving food stamp assistance.
Step 3: A representative from the SNAP E&T department will contact you within 2 business days to discuss SNAP E&T program work requirements.
If you need assistance accessing the Internet or using a computer, please book an appointment to visit your nearest CareerSource Northeast Florida Career Center to complete the requirements
If you need to speak to a DCF representative about your benefits, please call 1-866-762-2237 or sign-in to your MyACCESS account.
If you have additional questions or need to speak with a CareerSource Northeast Florida SNAP E&T staff member, please call (904) 798-9230.
You can find frequently used SNAP forms here:
You can turn in your required documentation by
- Faxing to (904) 516-9203
- Emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mail to CareerSource Northeast Florida, 215 N. Market Street, Suite 100, Jacksonville, FL 32202