WELFARE TRANSITION, SNAP & TANF UPDATES from COVID-19:
- Governor DeSantis directed DCF to waive work requirements for SNAP and TANF
- Governor DeSantis directed DCF to work with the USDA to submit a plan to allow families whose children are eligible for free-and-reduced priced school lunch to receive SNAP benefits
- Governor DeSantis directed DCF to pursue extending food, cash and Medicaid benefits for an extra two months for those families who are scheduled to recertify to ensure that health care, food and cash assistance benefits are provided without interruption
Florida’s Welfare Transition and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) emphasize work, self-sufficiency and personal responsibility. Program participants gain valuable skills, training and work experience in an effort to reach total self-sufficiency. At Career Source Gulf Coast, the Welfare Transition and SNAP programs are managed by our service provider Royal American Management (RAM) under the One on One, One by One Program – which is funded through CareerSource Gulf Coast and serves Bay, Gulf and Franklin Counties.
One on one, One by One provides free pre- and post-job placement
services to individuals referred by Florida Department of Children and
Families. The programs are designed to help participants gain skills, training,
and/or work experience that will increase their ability to move directly into
employment. Supportive services may be offered to remove barriers to
employment. Each participate receives one on one career counseling and ongoing
support to help their goal of self-sufficiency.
Services may include: Career planning workshops, goal setting,
resume assistance, childcare referrals, work experience opportunities,
budgeting assistance, transportation help, rent and/or utility assistance,
clothing needed for interviews or uniforms/tools for work, tuition assistance
and reimbursement services if funds are available.
One on One, One by One is committed to serving the community
and is helping hundreds of people each year in their effort to become
Get an overview of the program here. If you'd like more information, please contact us today!
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